The President aka Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), has declared curfew in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun State.
He said the restriction was to curb the community transmission of COVID-19 in the states where it is prevalent.
Lagos has the highest number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Nigeria followed by Abuja Statistics by NCDC proves so.
He said this during a nationwide broadcast on Sunday.
“The Governors of Lagos and Ogun States, as well as the Minister of the FCT, have been notified. Furthermore, heads of security and intelligence agencies have also been briefed.
“We will use this containment period to identify, trace and isolate all individuals that have come into contact with confirmed cases. We will ensure the treatment of confirmed cases while restricting further spread to other States.