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JUST IN: Federal Government lifts ban on interstate movement from July 1, extends lockdown by 4weeks

Topseyjay 06/29/2020

View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Breaking news just got in that the interstate movement ban has been lifted by the federal government form July 1 and has extended the phase two lockdown by 4 weeks. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

This information was given by the Chairman of the Preesidential Task Force(PTF) on Covid-19 and Secretary to the government of the federation SGF, Mr Boss Mustapha, who disclosed the news at the briefing today in Abuja. He also said that there will be a safe-r opening of schools to allow graduating students i.e the Primary six, JSS 3, SS 3 and Final year student, back to their various classes, while the interstate movement would only take place outside curfew hours. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

Announcing the new measures, the PTF chairman said;

“I am pleased to inform you that Mr President has carefully considered the 5th interim report of the Presidential Task Force 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 in all either remain in place of come to effect, maintaining the current phase of the national response for another four weeks in line with modifications to be expatiated by the National coordinator. The premission of movement across states borders only outside curfew hours with effect from 1st July 2020, Enforcement of laws around noon pharmaceutical interventions by states, in particular the use of face masks in public plastic, safe re-opening of schools to allow students in graduating classes resume in preparation for examinations and safe re-opening of domestic aviation services should be made as soon as possible”.

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