By Abimbola Ogunnaike
A day after Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced that 176 people tested positve for COVID, increasing the tally to 5,62 with 176 death1 in Nigeria, the Federal Government is considering imposing‘isolated lockdowns’ in certain parts of the country.
The chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF), Boss Mustapha, was quoted by a Lagos based national newspaper to have said that Isolated lockdowns might not affect the entire states, but affected parts for efficient administration, enforcement and monitoring.
Mustapha, however, stated that some cluster areas in certain parts of the country, would be closely monitored for possible intervention as advised by medical experts.
The SSG, who cited the federal government’s intervention in Kano State, as an example of how the isolated lockdown might look. also noted that the situations reports across the country were being monitored closely,.
”So the federal government will determine when to intervene or no,t” Mustapha was quoted to have said.