The Government in Nigeria has further reviewed the nationwide curfew put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19. The curfew will now cover four hours- from 12 am to 4 am daily.
The National Coordinator of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, announced it this Thursday during a briefing at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja.
“I will first of all start with general movement. We are modifying the curfew to commence from 12 midnight to 4am nationwide, effective from 12:00 tonight
“This does not apply to people on essential services and international travellers that might be returning from abroad,” he said.
“To curb the spread of COVID-19, the Federal Government had in May imposed a nationwide curfew from 6 pm to 8 am. The curfew was reviewed in June to start from 10 pm to 4 am”.