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COVID-19: Summary of Buhari’s Speech on lockdown (No. 12 is Very Important)



JUST IN: Buhari Orders total Lockdown for Kano

During a Nationwide broadcast on Monday by President Muhammadu Buhari, he gave a speech on the lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and the FCT.

In a summary of his speech, the President said;

  1. Over 10,000 healthcare workers have been trained and PPE distributed to all the states.
  2. There is a memorandum of understanding on the provision of hazard allowances and other incentives with key health sector professional associations.
  3. Insurance cover for 5,000 frontline health workers.
  4. Distribution and expansion of palliatives still ongoing “in a transparent manner.”
  5. Concerned about isolated security incidents. “I want to assure all Nigerians that your safety and security remain our primary concern.”
  6. Security agents will get the necessary PPE.
  7. No country can afford the full impact of a sustained lockdown while awaiting the development of vaccines.
  8. Phased and gradual easing of lockdown measures in FCT, Lagos and Ogun states effective from Monday, May 4.
  9. Nationwide curfew from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., except for essential services.
  10. Controlled inter-state movement of goods and services, mandatory use of face masks or coverings in public.
  11. Physical distancing and personal hygiene, restrictions on social and religious gatherings.
  12. Monetary and fiscal authorities shall deploy all the necessary provisions needed for production to continue and, thus, jobs restored.
  13. Total 2-week lockdown in Kano State.

Coined from RantHQ

Full Speech of President Buhari on COVID-19 today 27th April 2020

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