COVID-19: Nigerian Government Relaxes Lockdown Restriction

Presidential Task Force

The Nigerian government has on Thursday relaxed the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions put in place. The night-time curfew across the country will now be from 12 midnight to 4am in the morning. Instead of the initial 10pm – 4am.

The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, made this known in Abuja during the task force’s press briefing.

The Presidential Task Force also said that bars and nightclubs will remain closed till further notice while amusement parks, cinemas and recreation centres are to operate at half capacity.

President Muhammadu Buhari has also extended the lifespan of the PTF which is supposed to end on the 17th of September, until the end of December 2020.

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