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Lockdown: Lagosians speak from home

By Guardian Exclusive
03 April 2020   |   5:57 pm
The 14-day lockdown of Lagos, Ogun, and Abuja as directed by President Mohammadu Buhari began on Monday 30th March, 2020, and while some find it easy to stay at home, others aren’t. Here is a video showing how some Lagosian feel about it.⁣ ⁣ Your safety is paramount, help keep the health workers safe by staying at home.⁣

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