President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, it signed the Covid-19 Regulation, 2020, which declared Covid-19 a dangerous infectious disease.
The signing of the regulation, according to a statement issued by the special media and advertising consultant to the president, Femi Adesina, was in the exercise of the powers conferred on President Buhari by sections 2, 3 and 4 of the Quarantine Law (CAP Q2 LFN 2004) and all other powers that qualify you for that name.
The statement said:
“The Regulation, as of March 30, 2020, also provided legal support for the various measures described in the National Transmission of the President on March 29, 2020, such as Restriction / Cessation of Movement in Lagos, FCT and Ogun State and others to contain the spread of the pandemic in the country.
“In addition, to ensure that Nigerians can still carry out online transactions and use ATMs while observing these restrictions, the exemption is given financial system and money markets to allow very skeletal operations in order to keep the system in light operations during the pending those regulations. "
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