COVID-19: Buhari to decide on extension of lockdown today

Buhari news on extension
Buhari to decide on extension of lockdown

Following four weeks of stay-at-home order, this evening, President Muhammadu Buhari will be addressing Nigerians on what his administration will do next about the present lockdown.

According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, “The President will speak to Nigerians in a nationwide broadcast today at 8 pm.”

It will be remembered that the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 met with President Buhari and offered him some inputs on what would inform his decision on whether to reopen the economy or continue the lockdown.

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“A partial relaxation of some businesses is expected to be on the card but with strings of conditions attached, one of which will be the mandatory use of face mask and temperature reading in public places.

Also announcing the upcoming event, the Federal Republic of Nigeria’s Personal Assistant on New Media to President, Bashir Ahmad posted on Twitter; “FLASH: President will address the nation later today, at 8:00 p.m.

It is therefore required that Television, radio and other electronic media stations should hook up to NTA and Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) network services for broadcasting, respectively.

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