President Mohammadu Buhari has extended the lockdown declared in Abuja, Ogun and Lagos to another 14 days to present the spread of Coronavirus.
The president disclosed this in a nationwide broadcast few minutes ago
The President anchored his decision to extend the initial 14 days lockdown after considering the briefings and report from the presidential task force and various options evaluated
“It has become necessary to extend the current restriction of movement in Lagos and Ogun States as well as the FCT for another 14 days effective from 11:59 pm on Monday, 13th of April, 2020.
“I am therefore once again asking you all to work with Government in this fight.
“This is not a joke. It is a matter of life and death. Mosques in Makkah and Madina have been closed. The Pope celebrated Mass on an empty St. Peter’s Square.