FG decides on interstate travel ban next week


The presidential Task Force on COVID-19 said it had started reviewing the guidelines for lifting of the ban on interstate travels.

Speaking at the daily press briefing in Abuja, the National Coordinator of the task force, Dr Sani Aliyu, said the roads would be opened when the bus termini in the country all had COVID-19 preventive measures in place.

Aliyu stated this as the Task Force Chairman, Boss Mustapha, disclosed that the Federal Government would next week decide on its lockdown policies, including the ban on interstate movements. The coordinator said the guidelines submitted by the Minister of State for Transportation, Gbemisola Saraki, was being reviewed and the roads would be opened as soon as it is safe to do so.


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