The federal government of NIgeria has announced they are considering imposing another lockdown in the country.
This development is coming after recent rise in recorded cases , as they may imposed another lockdown if the numbers continue to rise.
President task force coordinator ( PTF ) sanI Aliyu made this Announcement on Thursday , during the PTF briefing in Abuja .
Another Lockdown Looms For NIgerians.
Mr Aliyu stated that if recorded cases continue to rise with significant death number , then they are left with no other option than to impose another lockdown.
He further stressed that if Nigerians are not ready for another lock down , then they must must follow the non pharmaceutical interventions.
The presidential task force coordinator urges NIgerians to take covid-19 safety precautionary measures seriously as the virus is real.
PTF chairman and secretary to the federal government Mr Mustapha at the briefing in Abuja says the recent surge in reported cases is alarming and a major need for concern.
The presidential tasks force is really concern about the Increase in numbers of reported cases he said.
He further said as of January 6th , the presidential task force recorded new 1,664 new cases which is another all time high of a single day recorded case.
Mr Mustapha said it’s time for Nigerians to take full responsibility through compliance and vigilance,” the SGF said.
Recall that in March 2020, the federal government imposed lockdown at the federal capital territory Abuja , lagos and Ogun State which lasted for over five weeks.
A move which was a precuationary measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 during the first wave of the pandemic in the country.
However an official decision is yet to be taken but Nigerians are embracing themselves for the worst as a decision over the Recent surge is very imminent due to the high number of recorded cases in the country.