Nigerians pleads with Buhari to extend lockdown…See why


Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari attends a press briefing after meeting with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in Pretoria, South Africa Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. Buhari is visiting South Africa after a wave of attacks on foreigners angered many African countries and led to an extraordinary airlift to take hundreds of Nigerians home. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

Nigerians on social media have pleaded with H.E Muhammadu Buhari to please extend the lockdown, following the sudden increase in the number of people infected with coronavirus.

This is coming after Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC announced 195 new cases in Nigeria, with Lagos recording 80.

Recall that Buhari announced that the lockdown will be eased off by Monday May 4 and everyone is expected to get back to work.
Taking to Twitter, some Nigerians called on President Buhari to extend the lockdown.

See some reactions below;

@_oluwatobiiiii said ” 195 new cases, 80 in Lagos And they’re really going on lift the lockdown on 4th of May??? Buhari, we don’t want to go out again #ExtendTheLockdown

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@Kolamide_ said “If NCDC has done less than 15000 tests so far and we have over 1500 cases, ladies and gentlemen please pray that what is happening in USA, Spain, Italy and other countries don’t happen in Nigeria. Covid-19 is taking over Northern NigeriaConfused face. 80 in Lagos Kano #ExtendTheLockdown