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Coronavirus: Day two of lockdown across Lagos, Abuja [PHOTOS]

Following the Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday had ordered a lockdown in Lagos, Ogun states and Abuja, the country capital over the Coronavirus pandemic.

The president had directed security agencies to enforce it.

Also, Dapo Abiodun, governor of Ogun State, later said he convinced the president to extend the lockdown by three days to enable adequate food supply in his state.

But in Lagos and Abuja, which have the highest number of Coronavirus patients, 82 and 28 respectively, the order of the resident took effect at 11pm on Monday.

Newsflash247 had previously reported that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Tuesday night, March 31, has announced the confirmation of another 4 news cases of COVID-19, otherwise known as Coronavirus in the country.

NCDC made the announcement Tuesday night on its official twitter account.

With the new 4 cases, Nigeria now has 139 confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease.

A tweet on the NCDC’s official Twitter handle, said three of the new cases were recorded in FCT and one in Lagos State.

“Four new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 3 in the FCT and 1 in Lagos

“As at 08:00 pm 31st March there are 139 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Nine have been discharged with two deaths”.

Below are pictures of places across Abuja and Lagos on the second day of the lock-down:

Some residents of Ifako in Lagos seated in the middle of an empty road
A police checkpoint in Lagos
An empty street leading to Agege
No activities at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja
A police checkpoint at Berger under bridge

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Sade Adewale

Sade Adewale is an experienced editor. She Studied Sociology at the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti. Diploma in Journalism in Lateef Jakande House, Ogba, Ikeja, Lagos State. Contact: [email protected]

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