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[BREAKING] COVID-19: Buhari bans movements in Lagos, Ogun, Abuja



Nigeria has recorded 381 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has ordered the restriction of movements in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja from 11pm on Monday 30th, March, 2020, THE WITNESS reports.

The president who disclosed this in his broadcast to the nation on Sunday, however, said the restriction will be for an initial period of 14 days from Monday.

“Based on the advice of the Federal Ministry of Health and the NCDC, I am directing the cessation of all movements in Lagos and the FCT for an initial period of 14 days with effect from 11pm on Monday, 30th March 2020. This restriction will also apply to Ogun State due to its close proximity to Lagos and the high traffic between the two States

“All citizens in these areas are to stay in their homes. Travel to or from other states should be postponed. All businesses and offices within these locations should be fully closed during this period,” he said.

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