Lagos Island looks deserted due to coronavirus lockdown order (Photos)

Below are pictures showing how deserted Lagos Island has become due to the lockdown order declared over coronavirus.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday declared a 14-day lockdown in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun. According to him, this would help curb the spread of the virus.

In a statement, the Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Hakeem Odumosu urged citizens to comply with the order from the president.

He said, ”They must try as much as possible to comply voluntarily to the laid down regulations, so that we can collectively defeat the pandemic,” he said.

Odumosu added that those exempted from the order are those of certain profession including some government officials who would be allowed to move without hinderance.

”The exemption is not blanket. Some other measurements will still be attached to it and sent to various government ministries in the state.

”The Commissioners will have to review and confirm those who are exempted are actually qualified to be exempted,” Odumosu added.

The pictures below shows that Lagosians have been adhering to the lockdown order which commenced on Monday.

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