BREAKING: FG to lift ban on interstate travels – Presidency

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.

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  1. They fooled us by placing the interstate lockdown and used it to transfer their fulani Nigerens,Chadian and Malian mercenaries.If they can open it before the proposed date,that will be fine,i know a man the lockdown cup off from his wife for 2 to 3 months now and many others.Some of us has projects accross the states.They should please,stop all this politcs.The police indeed will be made richer.

  2. Please let it be matter of urgency because nothing is left with me to feed the family, the worst part is that my wife just put to birth. This is almost four month that i came from where i work and all the money in my account, i have spend it all, please let the PRESIDENT do something.

  3. Federal govt is trying to lift the interstate ban because it is effecting the Almajiris who want influx south

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