Goodnews: Federal Government Has Finally Made Us All Happy - Check out what happened
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The Federal government of Nigeria has made us all happy by lifting the ban placed on interstate travels with effect from July 1, provided such journey are made outside curfew hours.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation and the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 Chairman, Boss Mustapha disclosed this during PTF's daily briefing today in Abuja.
Boss Mustapha also said the government has approved the safe resumption of domestic flights in the country.
He added that the latest developments were contained in the task force's fifth interim which was submitted to President Mohammadu Buhari earlier in the day.
Boss Mustapha said, “I am pleased to inform you that Mr. President has carefully considered the fifth interim Report of the Presidential Task Force (PTF), and has accordingly approved that with the exception of some modifications to be expertiated 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 July 27, 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 modifications to be expertiated by the National Coordinator;
“Permission of movement across state borders on outside curfew hours with effect from July 1, 2020;
“Enforcement of law around non-phamercitical intervention by the States, in particular the use of face masks in public places;
“ Safe reopening of schools to allow students in graduating classes resume in-person in preparation for examinations;
“Safe reopening of domestic aviation services as soon as practicable;
“Publication of revised guidelines around the three thematic areas of general movements, industry and labour; and community activities;
Provision of technical support for states to mobilise additional resources for response”.
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