Buhari rules out fresh lockdown, says Nigeria’s economy is too fragile


‎President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday ruled out the possibility of another lockdown in the countr.

The President said Nigeria’s economy is too fragile for fresh COVID-19 lockdown.

Buhari, who stated this via his verified Twitter handle, urged Nigerians to obey all protocols recommended by health authorities to curtail the spread of COVID -19 in the country.  ‎

He said compliance with COVID-19 protocols by all Nigerians is crucial to avert a second wave of the pandemic in the country.

“Looking at the trends in other countries, we must do all we can to avert a second wave of COVID-19 in Nigeria.

“We must make sure that our cases, which have gone down, do not rise again. Our economy is too fragile to bear another round of lockdown,” he tweeted.‎

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