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President Muhammadu Buhari is set to authorize the reopening of Schools and Worship centres across the country after receiving recommendation from the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19.
Bashir Ahmad, Personal Assistant on New Media to President Buhari disclosed this on Monday through his twitter handle.
According to Ahmad, “The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has submitted parts of its recommendations on the partial re-opening of some additional businesses, schools and places of worships for possible consideration by President.”
The chairman of the PTF, Boss Mustapha had on Sunday led the committee members to meet with President Buhari to submit a comprehensive reports as another two weeks of easing lockdown ends today.
Mustapha, while responding to Journalists after meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said a lot of recommendations had been made to the President and that the President would direct on the next step to follow.
Also, recall that President Buhari had earlier ordered restriction on inter-state movement in the country to contain the spread of the dreaded Coronavirus pandemic.
There is also an indication that President Buhari may authorize further easing of the lockdown to accommodate inter-state movement to help strengthen the economy.
And if the inter-state movement is allowed, reopening of schools may possibly include Tertiary institutions which students have been at home since February.