Presidential Directive on Lockdown: LASG Exempts MAN Entire Supply Chain


Thursday, April  02, 2020 05:39 AM / by LASG/ Header Image Credit:  @jidesanwoolu


The Lagos State Government, in line with the Federal Government's directive on the restriction of movement, placed restrictions on non-essential suppliers/manufacturers as contained in the Infectious Diseases Regulation signed by the Executive Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu on the 27th, March, 2020.


Accordingly, the Lagos State Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives hereby affirms the exemption of the entire supply chain (either imported or locally produced) of the following providers of essential goods and services that are duly recognized by the MAN (Lagos Zone):

  1. Personal care and household hygiene products: disinfectants, sanitizers, detergents, soaps, toilet roll, tissue paper, sanitary towels shaving sticks
  2. Pharmaceuticals and their additives
  3. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Fire Safety Equipment, Rubber Gloves, Masks, Safety Goggles, Overalls.
  4. Medical and surgical instruments and equipment including their components
  5. Power generation, transmission and distribution. (vi)Petrochemicals, Oil and Gas.
  6. Materials used for packaging including ink and labels, foam plugs for packaging pharmaceuticals, adhesives, shrink film, metal closure, caps for packaging, foil, plastic, glass and paper
  7. Chemical additives to service other essential sectors
  8. Fire, security and janitorial goods and services
  9. Food Processing:

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It must however be expressly stated that all exempted essential goods suppliers/ manufactures must ensure strict compliance with the following COVID-19 regulations:

  1. Compulsory temperature checks during access control of employees into company premises
  2. Mandatory refusal of symptomatic employees into work place
  3. Full implementation of personal hygiene of employees
  4. Full implementation of production plant and work place hygiene
  5. Social distancing in the work place including the production plant
  6. Provision of means of identification of employees (which must be carried at all times on and off workplace premises)
  7. No line of production or operational convergence of more than twenty (20) individuals as a cluster is allowed, irrespective of essential nature of goods and services.


You are kindly requested to enjoin your members to observe strict compliance.

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