8pm to 6am Curfew Continue As Buhari Extends Gradual Ease Of Lockdown In Lagos, Abuja, Ogun
Mustapha, who is also the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, stated in spite of the modest growth made, Nigeria was now not butprepared for full opening of the financial system“and hard choices have to be taken for the correct of the higher majority.”
He said, “Any leisure will solely portend grave hazard for our populace.
“Advisedly, the current section of eased restrict will be maintained for any other two weeks at some stage in which stricter enforcement and persuasion measures will be pursued.
“The two weeks extension of Phase One of the eased restrict is additionally to allow different segments of the economic system to put together safely for compliance with the guidelines, preparatory to reopening in the coming weeks.”
For the avoidance of doubt, the SGF introduced that “Mr President has accepted the following: (i) The measures, exemptions, advisories, and scope of entities allowed to reopen beneath section one of the eased locked down, shall be maintained throughout the federation for any other two weeks tremendous from 12 zero middle of the night nowadays (18th May, 2020 to 1st June, 2020);
“(ii) intensifying efforts to ‘tell (communicate), hint(identify) and deal with (manage)’ cases;
“(iii) elevating the degree of neighborhoodpossession of non-pharmaceutical interventions;
“(iv)Maintain the present lockdown order in Kano for an extra two weeks;
“(v)Imposition of precision lockdown in states, or in metropolitan/high-burden LGAs, that are reporting a swiftly growing wide variety of cases, when the wantarises. This would be complemented with the provision of palliatives and persevered re-assessmentof the influence of the interventions; and
“(vi)Aggressive scale-up of efforts to make sure that communities are informed, engaged and taking partin the response with more advantageous public cognizance in high-risk states.”