The President of the Republic Macky Sall addressed the nation this Monday, March 23, 2020. First scheduled at 6 p.m., the message addressed to the nation finally took place at 8 p.m. Faced with the progression of the coronavirus in the country with 71 positive cases now, the head of state declared a state of emergency from today Monday March 23 at 00h.
The Senegalese have never paid so much attention to their President of the Republic. At 8 p.m., all citizens were in front of their screen to follow the speech, awaiting drastic measures against the spread of the virus.
The measures announced by the president revolve around three four essential points: “the state of emergency as of Monday at 12 am with a curfew from 8 pm to 6 am, food aid worth 50 billion FCFA, the limitation of interurban traffic and finally the revision of the corporate tax debt “.