The Federal Government of Nigeria has revealed that they are activating the Nigeria Military to enforce the new COVID-19 curfew nationwide.
Nigeria presidency announced another phase of nationwide COVID-19 curfew to curtail further spread of the disease.
The National Incident Manager, Mukhtar Mohammed, made this known during the Presidential briefing in Abuja on Monday.
Mohammed said the curfew would take effect from midnight on Monday, 12am to 4am.
He also said with effect from Tuesday, night clubs, gyms and others would remain closed till further notice.
Mohammed further noted that gatherings of religious groups and weddings have been reduced to 50 percent attendance.
“While official engagements, meetings and conferences should continue to hold virtually, ” he said.
FG shuts bars, night clubs, recreational centres
The Federal Government has shut down bars, night clubs and recreational centres to curb the spread of coronavirus in the country.
The Head of Technical Secretariat of the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, Dr Mukhtar Mohammed, said the order takes effect by midnight of Tuesday.
He said the bars and nightclubs should remain closed until further notice.