Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to lock down Nigeria for a minimum of two months in order to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Coronavirus COVID-19According to Sagay, Nigerians have failed to adhere to safety health measures since the lockdown was lifted.
He advised that a strong hands is needed to enforce discipline on uncouth Nigerians, with the help of the military and security operatives.Itse Sagay“Nigeria needs a very strong hand, that needs authoritarian leadership for so many things to succeed. If I were the President, I will close down this country for two months and put armed men on the streets to arrest and detain anybody who is found outside except essential workers.”
“Unless we have a government that decides to use power and authority without any constraint, we won’t achieve any result because Nigerians are indisciplined.
“With the way Nigerians are behaving, we may have to be quarantined for like two months by force. Aside the lockdown, we should have security men patrolling the streets and inflicting the worst type of punishment on anybody who violates the directive,” Sagay said.