Currently, a lockdown subsists in Nigeria’s major cities including Lagos, Abuja, etc.
The government is relying on the provisions of the Quarantine Act to prevent a further spread of COVID19 that has since been declared a global pandemic.
The quarantine act prescribes a 6-month jail term for anybody who contravenes any provision of the act.
Read the complete Quarantine Act of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Now for the full speech of President Buhari as he invokes the Quarantine Act to effect a lockdown, check below;