President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to ease the lock down imposed on Lagos, Ogun and Abuja today as he address the nation on the coronavirus disease.
Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, said in a tearse statement that President Buhari will address the nation by 8pm today but he was silent on the content of his address.
Expectations in different quarters are that the after 28 days of staying at home and businesses shut down, there is need to reopen the federal government to ease the lockdown and reopen the economy.
Adesina said: ”Television, radio and other electronic media stations are enjoined to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), respectively, for the broadcast.”
The president had earlier addressed the nation in March and on April 13 where he announced measures to curb the spread of the corona virus disease, including he distribution of palliatives, but Nigerians are angry that the palliative was not being distributed.