Covid19: FG Announced Lifting Of Ban On Interstate Travel —KellyVile - KELLY VILE INFOPIDIA


Monday, June 29, 2020

Covid19: FG Announced Lifting Of Ban On Interstate Travel —KellyVile

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, who doubled as the Chairman of the Presidential Taxforce on Covid-19, has announced the lifting of ban on interstate movement. 

The Tax-force boss made this known on Monday while addressing audience on their daily media briefing on Covid-19.

According him, "I am pleased to inform you that Mr President has carefully considered the 5th Interim Report of the PTF and has accordingly approved that, with the exception of some modifications to be expatiated upon later, the Phase II of the eased lockdown be extended by another four weeks with effect from Tuesday, June 30, 2020 through Midnight of Monday, 27 July, 2020.

"Specifically, however, the following measures shall either remain in place or come into effect.

 “Maintaining the current phase of the national response, for another four weeks in line with modifications to be expatiated by the National Coordinator.

"Permission of movement across state borders only outside curfew hours with effect from 1st July, 2020.

“Enforcement of laws around non-pharmaceutical interventions by States, in particular, the use of face masks in public places.

“Safe re-opening of schools to allow students in graduating classes resume in-person in preparation for examinations.

“Safe reopening of domestic aviation services as soon as practicable.

“Publication of revised guidelines around the three thematic areas of general movement, industry and labour; and community activities.

 “Provision of technical support for states to mobilise additional resources for the response" he concluded. 

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