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We Must Learn To Live With COVID-19 – Labour Minister

The introduction of another lockdown in the country would be counterproductive, we just must learn to leave with it, says Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, (SAN).

HSENations gathers that the Minister could be reacting to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s statement on the level of compliance in the state.

Recall on Saturday, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said his government was not satisfied with Lagosians’ level of compliance with the rules guiding the eased lockdown in the nation’s economic capital.


“If we do not see an improvement in the next couple of days, we would be forced to evoke the very painful decision of bringing the entire system under a lockdown again,” he submitted.

Commenting on the above statement Festus Keyamo via his official Twitter account said; “My personal view is that another total lockdown would be counterproductive. Before defeating the virus, we must learn to live with it all around us and practice the skills of avoiding it like a landmine. Practice makes perfect. We cannot perfect those skills by locking ourselves up,”.


However, as at the time of filing this report, Nigeria’s total confirmed cases of coronavirus have risen to four thousand, six hundred and forty-one (4641) with nine hundred and two (902) people discharged and one hundred and fifty (150) deaths recorded so far.

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