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Buhari finally reopens churches, mosques, adjust curfew, others

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The Nigerian Government has finally lifted the ban on religious gathering across the country.

The ban on religious gatherings had lasted for two months, a move taken to check the spread of Coronavirus.

However, at the briefing of the presidential task force (PTF) on COVID-19 on Monday, Chairman of the task force, Boss Mustapha, announced that President Muhammadu Buhari had approved the relaxation of the ban for four weeks.

“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;

“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 on 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.”Boss Mustapha revealed.

 

Buhari readjusts nationwide curfew hours

The Federal Government of Nigeria has temporarily relaxed the nationwide curfew imposed to check the spread of COVID-19.

Currently, the curfew is from 8pm – 6am.

On Monday, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 reviewed this.

The curfew will now be 10pm – 4am.

The new adjustment is effective Tuesday, June 2.

Buhari approves new working hours for banks, civil servants

The Nigerian Government on Monday ordered banks in the country to resume normal working hours.

Buhari also announced that curfew in the country is now from 10pm to 4am.

However, after a briefing of the presidential task force (PTF) on COVID-19 on Monday, Chairman of the task force, Boss Mustapha, announced that President Muhammadu Buhari said the second phase of the eased lockdown would be in place for four weeks.

He also ordered civil servants to work from 9am to 2pm Monday to Friday

“The nationwide curfew remains in place but the time has been extended to 10pm. However, healthcare workers and journalists are exempted from the curfew.

“Government offices are to open between 9am – 2pm from Monday to Friday. This is for workers on grade level 14 and above, both in the federal and state civil service.”

Nigerian schools to remain shut, flights may resume June 21

The Federal Government has declared that schools in Nigeria will remain shut.

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 made the announcement on Monday.

The government says it is better to remain cautious as far as schools are concerned.

The PTF explained that the decision followed expert advisory.

Also, the PTF has asked the Aviation industry to develop protocols for the resumption of domestic flights.

The possible date of resumption is June 21.

Furthermore, all interstate movements remain prohibited, but the haulage of goods and essential travels are permitted


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