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Just In: Buhari Receives Briefing On COVID-19 From PTF


The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has just received a briefing on the next line of actions in the national response against the corona virus pandemic.

The breifing was made at the State House, in Abuja, by the Presidential Task Force. The PTF, led by the Secretary to the Federal Government and Chairman of the PTF, Mr Boss Mustapha, had also updated the President on the level of compliance by Nigerians to the regulations and guidelines in the last four weeks since the second phase of the eased lockdown commenced.

Also present in the meeting with President Buhari is the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, the National Coordinator of the PTF on COVID-19 Dr. Sani Aliyu,  and the Director General of the National Center for Disrase Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu.

The Federal government had retained a nationwide curfew within a time frame of 10pm to 4am, so as to place a limit on social interactions thereby reducing the risk of the transmissions of the virus.