COVID-19: Buhari Ban Inter-state Travel

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Early this month Nigeria Governors Forum had advised President Muhammadu Buhari, to stop inter-state movements.

Nigeria Governors Forum

As a major aspect of new measures to abridge the spread of COVID-19, President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, declared restriction of inter-state passenger travels.

This is coming following the 28 days of federal government lockdown place in Federal Capital Territory, Lagos and Ogun States.

The President in his broadcast announced the easing of the lockdown, with impact from May 4.

He, however, introduced new sets of measures, which include night curfew.

He said, “There will be a ban on non-essential inter-state passenger travels until further notice.”

“There will be partial and controlled interstate movement of goods and services will be allowed from producers to consumers.

”Adding that “There will be an overnight curfew from 8pm to 6am.

This means all movements are will be prohibited during this period except essential services.”

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