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FG To Announce Next Phase of Lockdown on Tuesday



The next phase of the lockdown is expected to be announced by the Federal Government by Tuesday 30th June.

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

The delegation who met with the President included 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, it was learnt, was meant to brief Buhari on the ongoing efforts to curtail the spread of COVID-19 and the next steps to be taken.

The Personal Assistant on New Media to the President Bashir Ahmad also noted that the PTF had briefed and submitted their recommendations to the President for approval.

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