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COVID-19: Buhari extends lockdown by four weeks as Nigeria enter second phase



President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of the second phase of the eased lockdown for another four weeks.

This extension is the third for the second phase of lockdown currently observed across the country.

Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 disclosed this during the Task Force briefing in Abuja on Thursday.

Recall FELLOW PRESS had earlier reported Mustapha cautioning Nigerians over the spread of the pandemic, adding that the killer disease is very much on the rampage with 44,890 confirmed cases.

He also noted that the incidence of the pandemic was only 28,000 just in July 4, adding that African and global figure increased by 500,000 and 8million respectively just in one month.