Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lesson from Nigeria

17 Pages Posted: 19 Jun 2020

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Francis Olawale Abulude

Science and Education Development Institute

Ifeoluwa Ayodeji Abulude

Landmark University

Date Written: June 17, 2020

Abstract

COVID-19 is the deadly virus that has nearly locked down the entire universe. It has claimed several millions of lives worldwide. Presently, there is no known cure for the virus. Africa is one of the continents affected and Nigeria is one of the countries affected. The aim of the review is to report the lessons learn through out the pandemic period. To achieve the aim, journals, internet papers, and news reports were used for the write-up. The pandemic have influences on education, economy, religious, sporting, social, banking activities, and others. The federal, state governments, military, NGO, individuals, and religious bodies provided and donated palliatives to cushion the effects of the pandemic on the populace. To curb the spread of the disease, measures were put in place for the people to adhere strictly with. There were violators and adequate penalty were meted by constituted mobile courts on them. The locked down is relaxed a little bit to watch how effective is the efforts of the government to stop or reduce the pandemic.

Keywords: COVID-19, pandemic, global, lockdown, palliative, FGN, NGO

Suggested Citation

Abulude, Francis Olawale and Abulude, Ifeoluwa Ayodeji, Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lesson from Nigeria (June 17, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3629598 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3629598

Francis Olawale Abulude (Contact Author)

Science and Education Development Institute ( email )

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Akure, Ondo State 340001
Nigeria

Ifeoluwa Ayodeji Abulude

Landmark University

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Omu-Aran, KS Kwara State +234
Nigeria

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