A file picture of President Muhammadu Buhari.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday prolonged the COVID-19 lockdown on Lagos, Ogun and the FCT by one week.
Though the lockdown might be progressively lifted from Might four, he introduced 4 new measures that can make sure the COVID-19 virus unfold is mitigated.
To make sure, these new measures will solely begin to apply after Might four and won’t apply to Kano, which has been locked down for 2 weeks.
The brand new measures embody an in a single day curfew, a ban on interstate journey, a partial and managed ban on interstate motion of products and the obligatory use of face-masks, bodily distancing and private hygiene.
President Buhari’s 4 new measures are spelt out under in full:
a. There might be an in a single day curfew from 8pm to 6am. This implies all actions might be prohibited throughout this era apart from important providers;
b. There might be a ban on non-essential inter-state passenger journey till additional discover;
c. Partial and managed interstate motion of products and providers might be allowed for the motion of products and providers from producers to customers; and
d. We are going to strictly make sure the obligatory use of face masks or coverings in public along with sustaining bodily distancing and private hygiene. Moreover, the restrictions on social and spiritual gatherings shall stay in place. State Governments, company organisations and philanthropists are inspired to assist the manufacturing of fabric masks for residents.