BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian Governors Agree On Two Weeks COVID-19 Inter-State Lockdown Across The Whole Nation

The decision was reached at a meeting of the governors on Wednesday.

 

The 36 state governors in Nigeria have recommended a national lockdown over the next two weeks to further curb the spread of Coronavirus.

 

The decision was reached at a meeting of the governors on Wednesday.

Chairman of the forum, Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, in a statement, said the inter-state lockdown had become necessary following a continued rise of in number of infected persons and fatalities recorded.

 

Fayemi said the governors also resolved to set up COVID-19 committees at the regional level to be headed by health commissioners.

 

The governors also expressed concern over the rising infection among health workers in the country.