Federal Government lifts ban on Interstate travels, Primary Six, JSS 3 and SSS 3 students to resume
The Federal government has extended the ease of lockdown beginning from tomorrow Tuesday, June 30 to July 29.
Dr Sani Aliyu, Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 disclosed this at its news conference in Abuja.
Aliyu said that the ban on interstate travel will be lifted as from July 1st.
He said interstate travel must only be done outside the national curfew hours which is between 10pm and 4am. He said anyone without a facemask will not be allowed into any motor park and that commercial buses will only be allowed to operate on 50% capacity.
He said that the JSS 3 and SSS3 students would resume to enable them prepare for their examinations that would allow them to another class.
He also stated that civil servants within grade 14 and above must also resume with strict adherence to COVID-19 protocol, adding that the wearing of masks was now mandatory.
According to him, access to government premises will not be allowed without the use of face masks.
Aliyu said there will be safe reopening of airports for domestic flights as soon as practicable.
The Aviation industry is allowed to resume domestic operations as soon as practicable in line with existing International and local guidelines on COVID19″ he said
Sani added Gyms, Bars, Event center and night clubs, Cinemas and other recreational centers are to remain closed until further evaluation.