COVID-19: Atiku charges Fed Govt to temporarily halt air flights from UK
Atiku Abubakar, the former vice-president and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP presidential candidate in the 2019 presidential election charges the Federal Government to temporarily halt all flight from the United Kingdom into Nigeria because of the rising case of COVID-19.
Atiku Abubakar advice the Muhammadu buhari led administration to take prompt action so as to curtail the spread of the latest COVID-19 outbreak which erupted in London, United Kingdom.
During the last COVID-19 outbreak, Atiku Abubakar and some eminent Nigerians were quick to call for the closure of our air and land borders during the first outbreak forced a national lockdown in Nigeria for months this year.
The first wave of the COVID-19 outbreak claimed more than a thousand lives in Nigeria during the last outbreak with thousands contracting the deadly virus.
Meanwhile, according to NCDC, the cases of Nigerians testing positive to COVID-19 is on the rise again with prominent people like Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu testing positive to the virus recently.
The latest outbreak has forced Lagos State Government to close down schools, reduced capacity at religious centres and other social gatherings.
Lagos State has put out new COVID-19 protocols to contain the spread of the virus in the economic capital of Nigeria.