By Franca Joseph, For Agenda Watchdog, April 28, 2020
(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – The Proclamation Order on the General Management of COVID-19 in Lagos, Ogun, Kano, the Federal Capital Territory and other states in Nigeria, has been formally signed by President Muhammadu Buhari.
This gives legal backing to his pronouncements during the nationwide broadcast on #COVID-19 on April 27, 2020. The President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, disclosed this via a statement on Monday, April 28, 2020.
According to Adesina: “This was in exercise of the powers conferred on him by Section 3 of the Quarantine Act, CAP Q2 Laws of the Federation 2004 and all powers enabling him in that behalf’’.