Worried by the continued increase of the COVID-19 cases in the country, the Federal Government has extended phase three of the ease of lockdown for another one month.
Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha stated this today in Abuja during the daily briefing of the committee as phase two expires date.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) revealed that effort has been escalated to minimize the challenge especially the one that affects the air passengers.
In his statement, “The PTF is improving on the International Travel Portal to minimize the challenges passengers keep encountering.
According to the PTF Chairman, his team is reviewing the guidelines on the implementation of phase three of the eased lockdown which is due to expire today.
He concluded therefore that “In view of the fact that our numbers are not abating, all extant measures prescribed in these guidelines are extended by a period of one month with effect from Tuesday, January 26, 2020.”