Lagosians express concerns as coronavirus lockdown kicks in

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Residents in Africa’s biggest city scrambled to finish last-minute shopping on Monday night ahead of a lockdown imposed by the federal government. Authorities are trying to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

Lagos is the epicenter of the virus outbreak in the country accounting for about 60% of all cases across the country. In the impoverished area of Lagos Island, buyers can’t find enough food for two weeks.

Abdul Rahim, a customer in Jankara market told the media: “We are not fully pre…

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