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Another total lockdown would be counterproductive :Festus Keyamo, SAN

The lockdown imposed in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja was eased on 4 May 2020 according to the order of the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari. The ease of the lockdown post lots of risk,because some flouted the rules of the lockdown.

People were seen in Large gathering,  without applying  measures put in place to stop the spread of the virus. The presidential task forces of Covid -19 were disappointed because, most people did not comply with does measures put in place. The task forces said that if the numbers of cases increase the country, they might be forced to lock the country down again.

Minister of state ,labour and Employment ,Festus Keyamo, SAN took to his micro blogging platform twitter to render advise to the government. He said that another lockdown would be counterproductive, the added that before we defeat the virus ,we must learn to live with it all around us and practice the skills of avoiding it.

He wrote

"My personal view is that another total lockdown would be counterproductive. Before defeating the virus, we must learn to live with it all around us & practice the skills of avoiding it like a landmine. Practice makes perfect. We cannot perfect those skills by locking ourselves up

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