FG Hints On Fresh Lockdown As Nigerians Flout May 4th Directives
The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),Chikwe Ihekweazu has warned Nigerians of risking another lockdown if they continue to violate some health guidelines.
Ihekweazu made this known while speaking at the presidential task force briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja on Monday, stating that new cases of the virus may arise if people continued to flout the health directives in some parts of the country where the lockdown was eased.
He said that the Federal government might be forced to impose another lockdown if there are more cases of coronavirus.
How do we want to manage the risk of explosion and transmission? ”Today, we might forgive a little bit because it is the first day.
“We will definitely have more cases because of what happened today, no doubt about that. “But how can we learn from the mistakes of today into tomorrow, next tomorrow so by Friday hopefully we have normalised some of these things.