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FG Retains Curfew, Approves Resumption Of Domestic Flights

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Tobi Adebayo 

The Federal Government has said that the nationwide 10pm to 4am curfew would remain in place to curtail further spread of COVID-19 in the country.

The National Coordinator, Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, made this known at a briefing of the task force in Abuja on Monday.

The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, also announced that domestic flights have been cleared to resume activities.

He said, “I am pleased to inform you that Mr President has carefully considered the 5th Interim Report of the PTF 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 shall either remain in place or come into effect:

“Maintaining the current phase of the national response, for another four weeks in line with modifications to be expatiated by the National Coordinator;

“Permission of movement across state borders only outside curfew hours with effect from 1st July, 2020;

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“Enforcement of laws around non-pharmaceutical interventions by States, in particular, the use of face masks in public places;

“Safe re-opening 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.”

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