“I’m pleased to inform you that Mr. President has carefully considered the 5th Interim Report of the PTF and has accordingly approved that, except for some modifications to expatiate upon later, the Phase Two of the eased lockdown be extended by another four weeks,” Mustapha said.
This is the third extension of the COVID-19 precautionary quarantine. As part of the measures, the government would maintain the 10 pm to 6 am curfew.
Nigeria implemented the lockdown since the early pandemic in March and eased the restrictions in April. The second phase, which included some of the curfew’s relaxations, started in June.
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