Buhari signs proclamation order on COVID-19

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday night signed the proclamation order on the general management of COVID-19 in Lagos, Ogun, Kano States.

It is in line with the measures outlined in his nationwide broadcast on Monday night on the containment of the virus.

WITHIN NIGERIA had reported that Buhari earlier eased the lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun States, with effect from May 4.

This was made known in a statement issued by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Monday night.

"President Muhammadu Buhari Monday signed the Proclamation Order on the General Management of Covid-19 in Lagos, Ogun, Kano, the Federal Capital Territory and other states in Nigeria as contained in his national broadcast, April 27, 2020.

"This was in exercise of the powers conferred on him by Section 3 of the Quarantine Act, CAP Q2 Laws of the Federation 2004 and all powers enabling him in that behalf, the statement said.

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