The Nigerian government, on Thursday, extended the second phase of the COVID-19 eased lockdown by another four weeks.
This extension is the third for the second phase of lockdown currently observed across Nigeria.
The extension was disclosed by Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, during the daily briefing of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 in Abuja.
Mr Mustapha while speaking at the bi-weekly Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 briefing, on Thursday, said the extension of the second phase was approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.
”After due consideration of the recommendations, Mr President approved the following: Maintaining the current phase of the National Response to COVID-19 for another four weeks in line with the modifications reflected in the Report, ” he said.