Coronavirus: Nigerian governors urge Buhari to relax lockdown

President Muhammadu Buhari has cautioned the security agencies against human rights abuse in the country.
Buhari, who cautioned the security agents during a national broadcast on Monday night, guarantee Nigerians of optimum protection of lives and property.
He also regrets over the few reported occurrence and pledge that the offenders would not go unpunished.
Buhari disclosed that, “Our Security Agencies continue to rise to the challenge posed by this unusual situation. While we feel deeply concerned about isolated security incidents involving hoodlums and miscreants, I want to assure all Nigerians that your safety and security remains our primary concern especially in these exceedingly difficult and uncertain times.
“As we focus on protecting lives and properties, we will not tolerate any human rights abuses by our security agencies. The few reported incidences are regrettable, and I want to assure you that the culprits will be brought to justice.”
He also appealed Nigerians to continue to support and show decency whenever they encounter security agents.
“For their protection, I have instructed that the personnel of all the security agencies be provided with the necessary personal protective equipment against infection.”
Meanwhile, Buhari previously soften the shutdown in Lagos, Ogun, and as well as Abuja the Federal Capital (FCT) which will commence on May 4, 2020.

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