Failure to wear a face mask in public could send anyone in Lagos to prison, the state government warned on Tuesday.
The state government said this in a tweet on Tuesday.
The tweet read, “Did you know? Failure to wear a face mask in public or breach of any COVID-19 regulations, you can be prosecuted under the Lagos State Infectious Diseases (Prevention) Regulations or Criminal Laws of Lagos State and upon conviction liable to imprisonment up to one year.”
Lagos State, has since the pandemic came to Nigeria been the epicenter of COVID-19 with a spike in recent days removing suggestions that the disease had been defeated.