BREAKING: Buhari to address Nigerians today – Lockdown extension eminent
President Muhammadu Buhari will address Nigerians at 7 pm today (Monday).
This was contained in a statement by
Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.
The statement read, “President Muhammadu Buhari will broadcast to the nation Monday, April 13, 2020, at 7 pm.
“Television, radio, and other electronic media outlets 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.”
On the other hand, a frontline Civil Rights Advocacy group-: Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned unreservedly the speech by President Muhammadu Buhari, which ordered an indefinite lockdown in its attempt to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria.
President Buhari on Saturday, again, urged Nigerians to remain at home as the government makes effort to tackle the spread of Coronavirus across the country,
He had assured Nigerians that relief materials will soon be distributed to their homes.