Nigerians with mind-blowing thinking might not take this warning by the Federal Republic of Nigeria seriously about our poor growing nations might not have the technical know-how in managing the situation at hands The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, stated, following a meeting of the presidential task force on coronavirus in Abuja.
“Such high-risk countries are China, Iran, South Korea, Germany, Italy, USA, UK, Switzerland, Norway, Netherlands, Spain, France, and Japan. This falls among the 13th countries being added to countries that should be visited till everything slows down again as usually Secondly, we urge anyone returning from any country to strictly self-isolate for 14 days in their homes.
“Thirdly, all people returning from countries with high community transmission rate especially countries that have recorded cumulative cases and above will be actively followed up for 14 days by the health authorities,” he said.
Mustapha also revealed that public officials have been barred from traveling abroad. Secondly, we urge anyone returning from any country to strictly self-isolate for 14 days in their homes.
“Thirdly, all people returning from countries with high community transmission rate especially countries that have recorded cumulative cases and above will be actively followed up for 14 days by the health authorities,” he said.
Mustapha also revealed that public officials have been barred from traveling abroad. On the part of the government, we have decided that it has become necessary to advise all public officials in the ministries, department and agencies and the parastatals that government has banned all forms of travel out of the country for whatever reasons, bilateral, multilateral, conferences, seminars, workshops, negotiations, presentations and any form of other ceremonies.
“This ban will remain in place till further notice and until the situation of the coronavirus abets
“By this notice, any prior approval to travel abroad for official assignments during this period is accordingly rescinded,” he added. Nigeria recorded its third case of coronavirus on Tuesday.
The 30-year-old unnamed lady tested positive, after arriving in the country from the UK on March 13.
The Lagos state’s Commissioner of Health, Akin Abayomi, noted that her case is “independent of the index case”, according to Globally, the disease has claimed over 6,000 lives and affected about 150 countries in three months.

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