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COVID-19: FG Bans Officials and Civil Servants from Traveling Overseas



The Federal Government has banned all government officials including public and civil servants from travelling overseas.

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation and chairman of the committee, Boss Mustapha, noted that, the ban is taking effect immediately till further notice.

It should be noted that, the Federal Government had set-up a Presidential Task Force for the control of Coronavirus in Nigeria.

Also, Boss Mustapha, while inaugurating the committee on Tuesday in Abuja, said it had six months to complete its assignment.

While at the same time, the Presidential Task Force on Coronavirus after inauguration, revealed this information in Abuja after a closed-door meeting on Tuesday.

However, Nigerians have reacted to this development on social media, stating that the federal government should ban both the incoming and outgoing flights.

It would be recalled that, Nigeria confirmed the third case of Coronavirus on Tuesday following the arrival of a Nigerian woman from the United Kingdom.

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