Buhari Imposes Curfew On Lagos, Abuja

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew in three cities in Nigeria namely Lagos, Abuja and Ogun States.

The president made this declaration in his broadcast on Sunday, March 29th 2020, as part of efforts to address the growing threats which the Coronavirus portends on these states and cities.

Lagos has the highest number of affected persons, accounting also for the index case which was brought by an Italian in late February.

Other states which have been affected by the virus are Ekiti, Katsina, Kaduna, Rivers, Osun, Oyo, Edo and Enugu

The Coronavirus was first detected in Wuhan, in Hubei in China in 2019 and has spread to other parts of the world, killing at least 30,000 persons and affecting over 300,000 people.

Italy has over 12,000 deaths, accounting for the world’s highest number of deaths, as the United States of America has recorded over 120,000 confirmed cases.

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