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COVID-19: FG Announces Curfew, Closure Of Gyms, Clubs

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Ganiyat Ganiyu 

The Federal Government on Monday re-introduced a nationwide curfew between 12:00 am to 4:00 am in order to curb the spread of COVID-19.

The new development was announced the National Incident Manager, Mukhtar Mohammed, during a press briefing of the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 in Abuja.

Mohammed said the curfew would take effect from midnight on Monday, May 10.

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According to Mohammed, the government has directed that bars and nightclubs should remain closed and the nationwide curfew will be in force until further notice.

He said gatherings of religious groups and weddings among others have been reduced to 50 percent attendance, while official engagements, meetings, and conferences should continue to hold virtually.

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