FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ON TUESDAY CLARIFIED IT HAS NOT DECLEARED FRESH LOCKDOWN ON THE COUNTRY.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on December 23, 2020
The Federal Government on Tuesday clarified that it has not declared a fresh lockdown on the country following the confirmation of the second wave of covid-19.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed gave the clarification when he featured on a Radio Live Programme in Abuja.
The Minister said the directives and position of the Presidental Task Force, PTF, on covid-19 at its briefing on Monday did not translate to partial or total lockdown as reported in some sections of the media.
He allayed fears of Negerians that a lockdown might have negetive effects on the already stressed economy.