President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday received updates on the newest well being developments within the nation.
The President was briefed by the Minister of Well being, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, and Director-Basic, Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu.
The President was additionally briefed concerning the reported mysterious deaths in Kano State.
Whereas briefing pressmen on the result of the closed-door assembly held on the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Mr Ehanire famous that he and Dr Ihekweazu briefed the President on the actions and total positions of the Presidential Activity Pressure (PTF) on COVID-19.
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This come barely 24 hours to the expiration of the federal government’s lockdown in Lagos, Abuja, and Ogun States.
Mr Ehanire had in an interview on Channels Tv’s Sunday Politics said that President Muhammadu Buhari will decide when to elevate the lockdown order in Lagos, Abuja and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
“The President will make that announcement in his own time. We will give him the facts, he will consider the facts and make his own announcements using his own wisdom,” the Minister stated.
To be able to curb the unfold of COVID-19 within the nation, President Buhari had on Might 29 declared a complete lockdown.
Whereas directing the cessation of all actions in Lagos and the FCT for an preliminary interval of 14 days, Buhari requested all residents within the affected areas to remain of their houses, including that journey to or from different states ought to be postponed.
Two weeks after the expiration, the President prolonged the lockdown on April 13 for an additional two weeks.
However when requested whether it is professionally clever to chill out the lockdown or to increase it, the Minister didn’t affirm or oppose the query.
He nevertheless, believes that each nation has the suitable to stability the medical and health-related advantages from the economic-related advantages.
In keeping with him, the choice of whether or not or to not prolong the lockdown needs to be tailor-made based on the wants of Nigerians.