BREAKING NEWS: President Buhari Imposes Nation-wide Lockdown On Nigeria

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President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has imposed a nation-wide lockdown on Nigeria as the government grapples with a surge in the cases of coronavirus increases.

Formerly Lagos and Ogun state together with the capital, Abuja was under that condition.

In a televised announcement, the president mentioned that the measure which is in the form of a curfew comes into force on 4th May. It will only be between 8 pm to 6 pm. Thus economic activities will take place during the day to ensure the country does not fall into a recession.

Many citizens have hailed the new directives which also called for mandatory face masks and a prohibition of inter-state movement.

Nigeria has over the past few days seen an increase in the pandemic cases with 1,042 recorded cases and 40 deaths which includes Buhari’s chief of staff.

Source: TheBBCghana.Com
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