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Amidst Lockdown: Lagos and Abuja residents, troop out en-mass to exercise, drive around (photos/video)


Videos and photos of Lagos and Abuja residents defying the lockdown order of the Federal government has surfaced online.

Twitter user @Engr_Series shared a video of residents of Lagos state exercising on the now deserted Ikorodu road.

 He wrote,

''So much for social distancing. The gym moved to Ikorodu this morning, from Haruna down to Agric busstop... Is this really a lockdown?''

In a similar situation,   a video posted by Abubakar Sidiq, the Special Assistant to the Senate President on New Media, shows traffic jam at the overhead bridge along Citec road in Abuja.

Watch the videos they shared below

Recall that, LIFESTYLEGIST reported that President Buhari on March 27th, gave a presidential directive that Lagos, Ogun and Abuja be on lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country, which is meant to expire next Monday April 13th.

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