President Buhari has added 14 more days to the lockdown with the same 3 states he ordered lockdown, he announced the additional lockdown in a podcast and tweeted about it too on Monday. Read the speech here:
In reactions to the speech and order given by the president, Nigerians have taken to their social media pages to express how they feel about this lockdown and on twitter where it is always hot, Nigerians demand they should be paid via their BVN’s.
The trending on Twitter is now the #payusviaBVN, some said there should be some money set aside for Nigerians and residents in order to survive the hunger. Some of the tweets read;
“Namibia government has started transferring money to its citizen’s bank accounts & every other means employable… We have the money, resources and a good amount of donations.. we can’t go another 14 days in emptiness !pay us via BVN.”@yemihazan
“Over 80million American’s to get paid b4 Wednesday. Log into the designated website, input your details & get your relief package (in form of cash) Here in Nigeria , we only hear abt billions distributed to invisible millions of households Fed Govt! Every1 needs help now! pay us via BVN.”@egwurita1
“Government introduced a Cashless policy and also initiated Verification of account number through BVN to curb criminality and corruption, but now,the govt have decided that paying through BVN is too transparent for them.pay us via BVN.”@von_bismack
“All of a sudden, our BVN is becoming obsolete to the Govt but na lie una dey lie. This is the reason why you pushed us to have BVN but you didn’t know it. So now the time has come for its usefulness. pay us via BVN.”@ femillionaire
“About time they explain to us the reason they have our BVN and can’t send us money through the BVN. pay us via BVN.”@fumatic