FG appeals to all Nigerians to not travel home for the festivities due to Coronavirus

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has advised Nigerians to suspend their plans to visit their villages and residential states for the Christmas and New Year celebrations.

The chairman of the task force and Secretary to the govt of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, gave the advice at a press briefing on Monday, November 23. He said such trips should be placed on hold to reduce the spread of the novel Coronavirus which is still within the country.

According to him, there'll always be other festive seasons when people can travel for.

Ahead of the upsurge in travels for the Christmas and New Year festivities, we urge strongly that for this year, such trips should be placed on hold firmly due to the risks involved. The transmission rate has simply become astronomical. there'll always be more festive seasons to celebrate,” he said

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