The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), will on Tuesday afternoon, meet with members of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, the Presidency has said.
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“@MBuhari will meet with the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 this afternoon,” @NGRPresident tweeted.
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The meeting, which will hold at the Aso Villa in Abuja, comes at a time when Nigeria is battling the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
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The PTF Chairman and Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, had on Monday, announced fresh guidelines to curb the spread of the virus for the next five weeks.
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He had announced the closure of all bars, night clubs, pubs and event centres, and recreational venues.
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Also ordered to be closed included all restaurants, while schools would remain closed till at least till January 18, 2021.
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The government also restricted guests at all informal and formal festivity events, including weddings, conferences, congresses, office parties, concerts, seminars, sporting activities and end of year events to 50 persons.
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According to Mustapha, all government staff on grade level 12 and below are to stay at home for the next five weeks.
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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), will on Tuesday afternoon, meet with members of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, the Presidency has said.
.
“@MBuhari will meet with the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 this afternoon,” @NGRPresident tweeted.
.
The meeting, which will hold at the Aso Villa in Abuja, comes at a time when Nigeria is battling the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
.
The PTF Chairman and Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, had on Monday, announced fresh guidelines to curb the spread of the virus for the next five weeks.
.
He had announced the closure of all bars, night clubs, pubs and event centres, and recreational venues.
.
Also ordered to be closed included all restaurants, while schools would remain closed till at least till January 18, 2021.
.
The government also restricted guests at all informal and formal festivity events, including weddings, conferences, congresses, office parties, concerts, seminars, sporting activities and end of year events to 50 persons.
.
According to Mustapha, all government staff on grade level 12 and below are to stay at home for the next five weeks.

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