The Presidential Task Force, PTF on COVID-19 has warned Nigerians against travelling to five states in Nigeria.
The states listed by the PTF are Kogi State, Yobe State, Jigawa State, Zamfara State, Kebbi State.
Meanwhile, the PTF said it would not hesitate to shut down schools in the country should there be a spike in COVID-19 cases recorded in Nigeria.
The PTF National Incident Manager, Mukhtar Muhammed, stated this in a video posted on Twitter as PTF warns Nigerians about the virus.
PTF Warns Nigerians
According to Muhammed, the issue of school reopening is something that the PTF has discussed very extensively.
He stated that the PTF would continue to closely monitor all the schools to ensure that they institute measures and adhere to the COVID-19 protocols.
Everyevery.ng had reported that The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu ordered the full enforcement of the COVID-19 Health protection regulations 2021.
The IGP gave the directive to the Assistant Inspectors General of Police in the seventeen zonal commands across the country.
He directed them to carry out full enforcement of the COVID-19 Health Protection Regulations 2021 signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari on January 26.
However, the IGP further advised officers to show tact, compassion, and empathy while carrying out the order (read more here).