The SGF, Boss Mustapha said yesterday, that the federal government does not know if the lockdown of Lagos, Ogun and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, ordered to check the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic would end in 14 days..
The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, said only President Muhammadu Buhari can decide if the lockdown would be extended, depending on experts’ advice.
It added that the country was on course to stop the spread of the virus.
Buhari had on March 29, 2020, ordered a total lockdown of Lagos, Ogun and FCT for 14 days in the first instance. The lockdown is on day 9 today.
This came as the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, UITH, suspended one of its own, Prof Alakija Salami for unethical conduct, over his role in the death of COVID-19 patient, which tested positive. He has been buried.
It also placed 28 medical staff that had contact with the deceased patient on self-isolation.