The former Special Adviser to former Lagos State Governors Babatunde Fashola and Akinwunmi Ambode, Paul Kalejaiye, was 60 last week. In this interview with JOSEPH ESHANOKPE, the All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart speaks on politics and other national issues.
Are you satisfied with the way the Lagos State government has handled the COVID-19 pandemic?
One must commend the government of Lagos State led by Mr Babajide Olusola Sanwo Olu for the way and manner the coronavirus (COVIC-19) pandemic has been handled from inception to date. The government was not only proactive but was also prompt.
Also, judging by the magnitude of the population of Lagos as well as its commerce nature, the response was good. Recall that the journey started with contact tracing. The first difficulty here is that some of the people gave wrong contacts while some disappeared into thin air. The speed at which isolation centres were put in place is remarkable. The public enlightenment programme began in…