Nationwide curfew now 10pm to 4am – FG

The Federal Government says the nationwide curfew is now from 10pm to 4am, The PUNCH reports.

The National Coordinator of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, made this known on Monday.

Aliyu, who spoke at the daily briefing of the task force in Abuja, said the new timing takes effect from tomorrow (Tuesday).

He said, “Effective from tomorrow, Tuesday, June 2, 2020, the easing of the lockdown will be characterised by the following: the nationwide curfew will remain in place but the timing of this will be reduced to 10pm to 4am.

And just to clarify, the purpose of the curfew is to limit social interactions and, therefore, reduce the risk of transmission of the virus.”

The PUNCH reports that the FG previously set the timing of the curfew from 8pm to 6pm.