FG suspends FEC meetings indefinitely, shuts land borders

The Federal Government has suspended the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting indefinitely.

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, which announced this Monday evening at the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, also said the Council of State meeting earlier scheduled for Thursday, has been suspended.

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Chairman of the task force, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, who addressed the media, accompanied by some other members of the group, also announced the closure of all land borders for four weeks.

He said the Head of Civil Service of the Federation would soon issue an advisory to civil servants on way forward henceforth.

The Nation