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For the past five weeks, Nigeria has been on lockdown; Lagos state, Ogun state, and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja were on total Lockdown, while other states in Nigeria experienced partial lockdown. To virtually everyone in Nigeria, this is unprecedented, as the wave of the Corona Virus Pandemic swept across the country.

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On the 27th of April, 2020, the president of the federal republic of Nigeria, president Muhammadu Buhari, in a public address stated that the total lockdown that up to this moment was imposed on Lagos state, Ogun state, and the FCT, will be eased from the 4th of May, 2020.

He said:

Based on the above and in line with the recommendations of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, the various Federal Government committees that have reviewed socio-economic matters and the Nigeria Governors Forum, I have approved a phased and gradual easing of lockdown measures in FCT, Lagos and Ogun States effective from Monday, 4th May, 2020.

President Muhammadu Buhari.

Before the lockdown is eased, we would like to share with you images of what Lagos looked like throughout the period of the total lockdown.

Ikoyi Bridge
Third Mainland Bridge
Civic Tower, Victoria Island
National Theatre, Iganmu
Lagos Island
Lekki Epe Toll Gate
1004 Inward, Lekki Phase1
Ikeja Fly Over Bridge to Airport
Under Bridge Ikeja by Conoil
Under Bridge Surulere Stadium
Surulere Stadium Bridge
International Airport Road, Ikeja
1004/ Civic Centre View

These Images were provided by Mr Fatunbi Tolulope. He is the founder of DAVID ELPPA AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPANY, which is  focused on imaging the positive story of Africa through aerial photography, as well as QUADREV LIMITED, NIGERIA, a global technology services and outsourcing company offering full end-to-end telecommunications and IT solutions.

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He is also the Technical Director in WATCHMEN SYSTEMS SOLUTION, an innovative company that provides expertise in technology-based solutions for Defense and Security, Agriculture, Banking, Transportation, Construction, Finance, Entertainment, Oil and Gas.

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This article was first published on 1st May 2020


I am a poet. I am a moderate thinker who abhors radicalism on every front and believes that most things are relative. I am a social and political critic. I love writing, reading and international politics.

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