“@MBuhari will meet with the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 this afternoon,” @NGRPresident tweeted.
The meeting, which will hold at the Aso Villa in Abuja, comes at a time when Nigeria is battling the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
On Monday, PTF Chairman and Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, had announced fresh guidelines to curb the spread of the virus for the next five weeks.
Mustapha had announced the closure of all bars, night clubs, pubs and event centres, and recreational venues for the next five weeks to contain the spike in COVID – 19 pandemic.
Also ordered to be closed included all restaurants, while schools would remain closed till at least till January 18, 2021.
The government also restricted guests at all informal and formal festivity events, including weddings, conferences, congresses, office parties, concerts, seminars, sporting activities and end of year events to 50 persons.
Mustapha also said all government staff on grade level 12 and below are to stay at home for the next five weeks.