BREAKING: Governor Sanwo-Olu Organises Emergency Live Broadcast, Set To Shut Down The Entire Lagos State, Considers Curfew

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that a curfew may be imposed in the State, with the increasing cases of coronavirus emerging daily.

He stated this during a live broadcast, at the State House, Marina, on Friday evening.

His words: “We are moving to the direction of curfew, but there are indices and numbers we need to see, we have not seen that number yet to warrant a curfew.

“The disease is not a respecter of anybody. It does not look at class, gender, or race; everybody is at risk, that is why we need to obey the rules and regulations set for ourselves.”

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Thursday, said that the cases of the coronavirus in the country had increased to 65, 3 have been discharged, and 1 has died, so far.

Currently, the majority of cases were imported to the country from high-risk nations such as the United States, the United Kingdom, and other European countries.

Among top Officials who have tested positive, are the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, and the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed.

The disease has spread to 8 States and the Federal Capital Territory. There are 44 cases in Lagos; 12 in the Federal Capital Territory; Ogun State, 3; Ekiti State, 1; Bauchi State, 2; Oyo State, 1; Edo State, 1; Osun State, 1; and Rivers State, 1.

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