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COVID-19: Tinubu calls for total lock down

APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

The National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has said that he is in support of a total lock down.

“We need to observe social distancing. It is a new culture that we have to abide with. I will support total lockdown if the government decides to do that. I am in support of it. There should be a total lockdown if the government observes that we are not complying.

“I could listen attentively to Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johson yesterday (Tuesday); and Great Britain is under lockdown now. If we have to do it, the government will do it,” Tinubu stated in Lagos after a close-door meeting with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Buhari, had also called for a complete lock down.

The APC leader is a former Governor of Lagos State.

Lagos currently has the highest numbers of confirmed case in Nigeria (29).

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