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COVID-19: FG Relaxes Curfew By Four Hours

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Tobi Adebayo 

The Federal Government has relaxed the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown curfew from 8pm– 6am, to 10pm to 4am

Secretary General of the Federation and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha announced this during the daily briefing of the panel on Monday

The FG also lifted the restriction placed on worship centres as part of measures to curtail the spread of COVID-19.

“After considering all factors mentioned above, the PTF submitted its recommendations and the PRESIDENT has approved the following for implementation over the next four weeks spanning 2nd – 29th June, 2020, subject to review-:

“Cautious advance into the Second Phase of the national response to COVID-19; application of science and data to guide the targeting of areas of on-going high transmission of COVID-19 in the country;

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“Mobilisation of all resources at State and Local Government levels to create public awareness on COVID 19 and improve compliance with non-pharmaceutical interventions within communities; sustenance of key non-pharmaceutical interventions that would apply nationwide and include: ban of gatherings of more than 20 people outside of a workplace;

“Relaxation of restriction on places of Worship based on guidelines issued by the PTF and protocols agreed by state governments.”

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