Anyone found without a face mask will be prosecuted
The government has declared that anybody discovered moving about without a face mask will confront the full fury of the law.
The five-page report which was marked by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha was discharged by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in front of the staged and steady facilitating of the lockdown which initiates on the fourth of May, 2020.
The statement reads in parts;
“Anyone who presents a temperature of above 38ºC will be mandated to return home and call NCDC for evaluation.
“Anyone without a face mask/covering will be asked to return home and will be prosecuted.
“Anyone violating the curfew in a non-emergency situation will be prosecuted. Anyone attending a gathering of more than 20 people will be prosecuted.
“Any member of the public who violates the ban on Inter-State movement as outlined in this guideline will be prosecuted.”