Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie has admonished President Muhammadu Buhari to address Nigerians from his heart and not from written notes.
On Monday, April 27, President Muhammadu Buhari addressed the citizens of Nigeria over the situation of the Coronavirus in Nigeria. During his speech, he revealed that the lockdown which is ongoing in Lagos. the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Ogun State would be lifted on Monday, May 4. In addition, the President announced other measures that would come into force with the gradual easing of the lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and FCT.
In the meantime, the total confirmed cases in Nigeria as at 11:20 pm of April 27th stand at 1337; while the active cases remain at 1042.
However, the Nollywood actor had implored the President to communicate with the citizens from his heart. He wrote this moments before President Buhari Muhammadu spoke to Nigerians around 8 pm.
Yul Edochie made this known via his Twitter page on Monday, April 27, 2020, where he advised the president to speak to the country without reading from a piece of paper.
”Dear President @MBuhari drop paper. Don’t read speech today. Speak to Nigerians from your heart,” he tweeted.
Dear President @MBuhari drop paper.
Don’t read speech today.
Speak to Nigerians from your heart.
— Yul Edochie (@YulEdochie) April 27, 2020
Equally important, President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the proclamation order on the new measures he announced to curtail the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
President Buhari had highlighted the new nationwide measures in place; which include selected businesses and offices; allowed to operate within the hours of 9 am and 6 pm.
Others are; “An overnight curfew from 8 pm to 6 am. This means the prohibition of all movements during this period except essential services.
“Ban on non-essential inter-state passenger travels until further notice.
“Permission of partial and controlled interstate movement of goods and services; for the movement of goods and services from producers to consumers.”