COVID-19 : Will President Buhari Extend The National Lockdown For The Third Time?

April 27, 2020
64 Views


Just In: Buhari Shuts Down Lagos, Ogun, Abuja For 14 Days

President Muhammadu Buhari is might address Nigerians today with high expectations on what decision the president will take with regards to the extension or relaxing the total lockdown.

Naija News Understands that the President had on Sunday met with the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire and the Director-General of the Nigerian Center for Disease Control, NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu at the Presidential Villa, Abuja to get an update on the development in the country.

The move by the President is inline with reports that the dreaded Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic transmission was spreading in communities despite the measures put in place to contain it.

This online media recalls that  President Buhari at his last broadcast to the nation said the extension became necessary having considered the briefings and Report from the Presidential Task Force and the various options offered.

He said the approach to the virus remains in 2 steps – “First, to protect the lives of our fellow Nigerians and residents living here and second, to preserve the livelihoods of workers and business owners.

Share this post with your Friends on


Go Back To The Top


Looking for something? Search below



You may be interested

2023 presidency: Omokri reveals why Jonathan can’t run with El-Rufai
News
7 views
News
7 views

2023 presidency: Omokri reveals why Jonathan can’t run with El-Rufai

Webby - February 24, 2021

A social critic, Reno Omokri has described as a lie the report that former President Goodluck Jonathan may contest the…

N1.6bn debt: Deap Capital’s ex-directors forfeit choice properties to AMCON
Business
5 views
Business
5 views

N1.6bn debt: Deap Capital’s ex-directors forfeit choice properties to AMCON

Webby - February 24, 2021

Following the order of Justice C.J. Aneke of the Federal High Court, Lagos, the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON)…

Attack on Abayi police station: Police neutralise four attackers, arrest eight, recover arms, ammunition
Crime
2 views
Crime
2 views

Attack on Abayi police station: Police neutralise four attackers, arrest eight, recover arms, ammunition

Webby - February 24, 2021

The Abia State Police Command successfully neutralised four attackers, arrested eight persons and recovered arms and ammunition from hoodlums who…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.