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Nigeria Army to enforce movement restriction over coronavirus

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Authorities of the Nigeria Army are preparing for a lockdown following the outbreak and continued spread of Coronavirus in the country.

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Nigeria Army to enforce movement restriction over coronavirus

The Nigerian Army is to embark on a special operation with a multidimensional approach, which includes enforcing the restriction of movement and compulsorily moving sick people to hospitals.

In a classified document from the office of Chief of Army Staff, Yusuf Buratai, addressed to Army Headquarters, on Tuesday, personnel were advised to be on the alert as they could be deployed to various parts of the country in the coming days to help in the fight against Coronavirus in Nigeria.

The document further said that the army may likely get involved in an operation codenamed SECOND ELEVEN to help stop the spread of the virus.

The document directs the suspension of all projected 2020 events of the army that involves large gatherings including meetings, briefings, and conferences.

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