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Police Confirms Exemption Of Essential Workers From Lockdown Restrictions

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Zainab Sanni

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has confirmed the exemption of all essential workers from the restriction of movement associated with both the partial lockdown and the national curfew across the federation.

The Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba stated this in a press release on Wednesday.

He noted that journalists medical personnel, firefighters and ambulance services were some of those categorised as essential workers and urged enforcement teams across the country to act accordingly.

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“All essential workers including Medical Personnel, Firefighters, Ambulance Services, Journalists, etc are exempted from the restriction of movement associated with both the partial lockdown and the national curfew across the Federation.

“The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed A. Adamu has therefore directed all Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of Police and Commands Commissioners of Police to give effect to these exemptions whilst enforcing the restriction orders,” Mba said.

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