The federal government has lifted ban restricting interstate movements with effect from Wednesday July 1, 2020.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this during the daily media briefing.
National coordinator of PTF, Dr. Sani Aliyu also added that only fifty percent of the passengers of the buses are allowed during travels.
“Only 50% of the passengers are allowed with compulsory use of face mask,” he said.
The PTF, however, reaffirmed the continuation of the nationwide curfew between 10 pm and 4 am adding that “travels are not expected at this period.”
Under the guidelines, government said it will maintain the current phase of the national response, for another four weeks in line with modifications to be expatiated by the National Coordinator; others include permission of movement across State borders only outside curfew hours with effect from 1st July, 2020.
Enforcement of laws around non-pharmaceutical interventions by States, in particular, the use of face masks in public places.
Safe re-opening of schools to allow students in graduating classes resume in-person in preparation for examinations.
Safe reopening of domestic aviation services as soon as practicable
He however noted that the phase two will be extended for another four weeks.