Coronavirus: Federal Government Set To Ban Inter-state Travel

Following the outbreak of the coronavirus in the country the president Muhammadu Buhari government has set plans in motion to stop inter-state travelling across the nation.

The minister for Information and culture revealed this during a press briefing and said it would help the government to curb the spread of the deadly virus.

Speaking during a media briefing on Thursday, March 26, 2020, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said the government is considering the ban, as well as other tough measures, to stop the exportation of the coronavirus to states that do not have it and minimize spread. The ban will not affect essential services necessary for combating the disease which has spread all over the world with over 400,000 infections.

Other measures being considered by the government include closing all motor parks and inter-state rail stations, and using fire fighting and other adaptable vehicles and personnel to fumigate cities and towns.

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