COVID-19: Nigeria lifts ban on interstate movement

The Federal Government has announced that it will lift the ban on travel across state borders, only beyond curfew hours in states effective July 1, 2020.

Bashir Ahmad, Personal Assistant on New Media to President of Nigeria,Muhammadu Buhari disclosed on Twitter.

“Based on the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 recommendations, the Federal Government has lifted the interstate lockdown with effect from July 1st, 2020. (movement only outside curfew hours),” Ahmad tweeted on Monday.

Confiance News recalls that the decision to lift the lockdown comes after four weeks of observing the second phase of the eased lockdown occasioned by the Coronavirus.

Continuing, Ahmad tweeted, “Today is the last day of the 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, SGF Boss Mustapha discloses.


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