COVID – 19: 2nd Phase Eased Lockdown Ends, Next Line Of Action To Be Unveiled Tomorrow


As the nation’s phase two of the eased lockdown ends today, the federal government is expected to announce the next phase of eased lockdown in the country on Tuesday (tomorrow).

Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this on Monday after the task force met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa.

Bashir Ahmad, Personal Assistant to President Buhari on New Media, Bashir Ahmed, tweeted, “Today is the last day of Nigeria’s phase II of the eased lockdown, members of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 briefed and submitted their recommendations to the President for approval, the next lines of action will be announced tomorrow..”

Others in the delegation were the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire; the Coordinator of the PTF on COVID-19, Dr. Sani Aliyu; and the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu.

The meeting was meant to brief Buhari on the ongoing efforts to curtail the spread of COVID-19 and the next steps to be taken.

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