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Date: 05 Jul, 2020

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President Buhari Extends Lockdown Till July 27, Lifts Ban On Interstate Movement (Read Details)


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June 29th, 2020









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The Federal Government has extended the Phase Two of the eased lockdown by four weeks, but partially lifted the ban on interstate movement.

Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce PTF on Covid-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF, Mr Boss Mustapha disclosed this at a briefing Monday in Abuja.

He said within this extended phase, there will also be a safe re-opening of schools to allow graduating students back to classes, while interstate movements would only take place outside curfew hours.

Announcing the new measures, the SGF said:-
“I am pleased to inform you that Mr. President has carefully considered the 5th Interim Report of the PTF and has accordingly approved that, with the exception of some modifications to be expatiated upon later, the Phase Two of the eased lockdown be extended by another four weeks with effect from Tuesday, June 30, 2020 through Midnight of Monday, 27 July, 2020.

“Specifically, however, the following measures shall either remain in place or come into effect: Maintaining the current phase of the national response for another four weeks in line with modifications to be expatriated by the National Coordinator; Permission of movement across State borders only outside curfew hours with effect from 1st July, 2020;

Enforcement of laws around non-pharmaceutical interventions by States, in particular, the use of face masks in public places; Safe re-opening of schools to allow students in graduating classes resume in-person in preparation for examinations and; Safe reopening of domestic aviation services as soon as practicable”.

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Comments (4)

Akokonso1 avatar


5 days ago

Wow Good news of the year

MD avatar


5 days ago

Hmmmmmm.. Issokay at least people go still get time prepare and plan ahead.. Bet seriously we don't need dis lockdown

Rufahin10 avatar


5 days ago

is this how we will continue this lockdown ni? m actually fed up

mohammed15 avatar


2 days ago

Mr president will are tired of all this pls let us resume in time