Since the pronouncement on Sunday 29th of March by Nigeria President Mohammad Buhari on lockdown of Lagos, Ogun and Abuja citizens have continued to lament the hardship and government inabilities to provide palliatives for the masses just as it was obtainable in Western world where similar lockdown was pronounced.
Our correspondents observed that despite advice by health authorities, there was little if any effort by individuals to adhere to government’s social distancing directive as even health workers were seen crammed in a bus on their way to work.
Also, there were few vehicles and commercial taxis and keke operating.
However, Automated Teller Machines were functional and few bank customers were seen at the ATM points trying to make withdrawals.
blockades were mounted along some routes across. Armed policemen mounted checkpoints road,
markets and other busy locations within the city centre, were devoid of the usual hustle and bustle.
Only a few filling stations and eateries were opened to the public while some private vehicles were seen on the road.