President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday warned Nigerians to adhere strictly to all protocols recommended by health authorities to curtail the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to avoid the issuance of a fresh lockdown.
The president said Nigeria’s economy is too fragile for fresh COVID-19 lockdown.
The President, therefore, urged Nigerians to obey
Buhari, who stated this on Thursday via his verified Twitter handle, said compliance with COVID-19 protocols by all Nigerians is crucial to avert a second wave of the pandemic in the country.
Looking at the trends in the other countries, we must do all we can to avert a second wave of Covid-19 in Nigeria. We must make sure that our cases, which have gone down, do not rise again. Our economy is too fragile to bear another round of lockdown.
— Muhammadu Buhari (@MBuhari) October 29, 2020
“Looking at the trends in other countries, we must do all we can to avert a second wave of COVID-19 in Nigeria.
“We must make sure that our cases, which have gone down, do not rise again. Our economy is too fragile to bear another round of lockdown,” @MBuhari tweeted.
TheNewsGuru.com, TNG reports that the Presidental Task Force on COVID-19 hard earlier warned that there might be a resurgence of the deadly virus going by the #EndSARS protests which held in certain states with little or no regard for social distancing.
TNG recall that the president had in March imposed a total lockdown on parts of the country including Lagos, Abuja and Ogun.