Second wave: Schools to remain close till Jan 18, says FG

The Federal Government has said schools in the country would remain shut till January 18, 2021.

The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this at a press briefing in Abuja on Monday.

Mustapha, who is also the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, also announced the closure of bars, night clubs, pubs, event centres, and recreational venues for the next five weeks.

He further urged religious centres to maintain 50 per cent capacity at all times and as well as ensure strict compliance to Covid-19 protocols at all gatherings.

According to him, the measures were important to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease as the country battled the second wave of the pandemic.

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