The Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on new media, Bashir Ahmad, has announced the likelihood of lifting the interstate travel ban.
The federal government had prohibited interstate movement as one of the protocols to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nevertheless, several reports have shown that the ban has not been effective with security operatives compromising at the borders of different states.
Recently, a POLITICS NIGERIA’s investigation revealed that it takes a N100 bribe to infiltrate the Oyo/Ogun state borders.
On Thursday, Mr Ahmad who took to his social media page, disclosed the plans to lift the ban on June 21.
“Interstate movement may resume on June 21, the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Dr. Sani Aliyu, gave the hint recently, as domestic flights expected to also resume on June 21,” he wrote.