Covid 19: Banks and Offices To Open Next Week – Presidential Task Force


PTF Proclaims Pointers For Easing Of Lockdown

Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, offers a press briefing on the COVID-19 pandemic in Abuja on April 29, 2020.

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) has launched the rules for the benefit of COVID-19 tips which will come into impact on May 4.

1. In a briefing on Wednesday, PTF Chairman and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, noted that banks and workplaces will reopen subsequent week.

2. The SGF, nevertheless, insisted that academic establishments will still stay shut nationwide as precautionary steps to forestall the spread of the virus within the nation.

“According to Mr President’s directives in paragraphs 34 to 41 of his broadcast, the Presidential Task Force has developed tips. The gradual reopening of the economic system will stand a total of six weeks broken into three tranches of two weeks each.

“To the avoidance of doubt, the next clarifications are supplied – The overnight curfew is relevant nationwide. The inter-state travels are banned apart from the movement of products, agro merchandise, petroleum merchandise, important providers as directed by Mr President,” he stated.

Forward of the reopening of workplaces, the SGF warned corporate organisations to take some precautionary measures before resumption.

A few of these include sustaining social distancing, making obtainable hand sanitisers, and fumigation of their atmosphere amongst others.

“The administration of various workplaces, premises and businesses that will likely be progressively reopened are mandated to make sure that the next preparatory steps are taken:

“Fumigation and decontamination, an arrangement made for bodily distancing, provision of hand sanitisers and handwashing amenities, application of the policy of obligatory use of face masks, provision of thermometers for temperature checks,” he stated.

Whereas calling on organisations to present particular consideration which should be given to individuals dwelling with disabilities, Mustapha requested enterprise managers to increase communication with their employees on COVID-19.