The moment Nigerians were waiting for has arrived. The Federal Government of Nigeria has, on the briefing and recommendations of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 lifted Interstate travel ban and the reopening of schools for graduating students across the federation.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mustapha made this announcement during the Presidential Taskforce briefing few hours ago.
The SGF said that after thorough consideration of the PTF briefing, the President, Gen.Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of the eased down of the Phase Two lockdown by another four weeks with effect from Tuesday, 30th June, 2020 to Monday, 27th July, 2020.
The president has also approved the free travel across state borders except during curfew period which starts from 10pm nationwide. The free interstate travel will be effective from 1st July, 2020”.
The schools are not left out, the President has also approved the safe re-opening of schools in the federation for graduating class (Primary 6, Junior Secondary Schools Three -JSS 3, Senior Secondary Schools Three - SS3, Final Year University Students).
Well, no exact date has been fixed for the safe reopening of schools, but "as soon as practicable”.