Great jubilation as the president lift ban over interstate traveling across the country.
Ever since the interstate lockdown across the country, states and it's citizens has been under siege but following the recent development on the second phase of the ease lockdown has put a smile on the faces of Nigeria citizens.
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The Federal Government of Nigeria has lifted the ban placed on interstate travels which is expected to take effect from July 1, stating that the journeys are to be made outside the curfew hours.The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this at the ongoing daily briefing of the task force in Abuja on Monday.
Boss Mustapha, who is also the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, also said the government has approved the safe resumption of domestic flights in the country.He disclosed that the latest developments were contained in the task force’s fifth interim report which was submitted to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), earlier in the day.
The chairman of the presidential Task Force ,Boss Mustapha said, “I am pleased to inform you that Mr President has carefully considered the 5th Interim Report of the PTF and has accordingly approved the exception of some modifications to be looked 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.
This is a big welcome development to everyone in the country, as anybody wanting to travel could do that freely with no embarrassenent and delay.