COVID-19: Nigeria Is In A Difficult Situation – FG Hints At Second Nationwide Lockdown

The presidential task force (PTF) on COVID-19 has hinted at another nationwide lockdown, admitting Nigeria is in a “difficult situation”.

It asked Nigerians to do everything possible to avoid a second lock down amid the rising cases of COVID-19.

At a media briefing in Abuja on Monday, Boss Mustapha, chairman of the PTF and secretary to the government of the federation, said government and citizens must be alert, take responsibilities and balance lives and livelihood to avoid a second lockdown.

“Let me remind you that the pandemic is raging and all tiers of Government and citizens must keep their hands-on-deck,” Mustapha said

“We are in a difficult situation in which a balance must continue to be struck between lives and livelihood.

“We are considering all options while hoping that broad cooperation will be received. We must do everything possible to avoid a a second lockdown in Nigeria.”

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