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FG to decide on interstate travel ban next week


The National Coordinator of the PTF on COVID-19, Dr. Sani Aliyu has disclosed that the Federal Government would decide on its lockdown policies which includes the ban on interstate travels next week .

Dr. Aliyu said this on Monday during the daily press briefing of the PTF on COVID-19 in Abuja.

The PTF National Coordinator also announced that the Ministry of State for Transportation has submitted its its guidelines for the resumption of interstate travels.
   
     "They have given us guidelines that they have developed, very detailed guidelines and we have looked at them, summarised them and discussed at PTF last week."

Dr. Aliyu however concluded by saying that the Ministry of State for Transportation has been sent to engage road transport workers to make sure they are set to obey the guidelines like physical distancing, reducing number of passengers per vehicle, and other guidelines which they have brought forward.

In a related development, the Chairman of PTF on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha has said that the Federal Government would take a crucial decision concerning the lockdown at the end of the month.


Source: ThePunch

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