Nigeria likely to go into fresh COVID-19 lockdown amid fear of second wave – Buhari’s aide


One of the media aides of President Muhammadu Buhari, Tolu Ogunlesi, has indicated that in the first quarter of 2021 there may be a new lockout.

In a tweet on Monday afternoon, Ogunlesi gave the hint that the steps would be “desperate attempts at curve-flattening.”Looks like H1 2021 would be a lot like 2020-limitations, lockdowns, desperate attempts at curve-flattening from a COVID-19 POV.“That’s probably the second most daring roguish feat 2020 has pulled off—this act of deluding us all into viewing it as an aberration,” he wrote.As Nigeria was battling the COVID-19 pandemic in the first quarter of 2020, Buhari ordered up to three months of lockdown across the world.The second wave of Coronavirus continues, however, to be sweeping the country, with the number of infections increasing.The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 418 new COVID-19 infections on Sunday night, raising the total cases in the country to 73,175 cases.

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