COVID-19: BUHARI ORDERS COMPULSORY USE OF FACE MASK NATIONWIDE.
The president Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the use of face mask very compupsory. He directed the state government and the federal capital territory (FCT) to enforce the use of face mask in public areas in the country.
This message was made known by the chairman, presidential taskforce in Covid-19, Mr. Boss Mustapha on Thursday in Abuja.
President Buhari also asked the PTF to partner with states and local governments to improve community sensitisation and engagement to step up response to the COVID-19 response.
He also encouraged state governments to collaborate with local government authorities to intensify necessary measures such as contact tracing, grassroots mobilisation and risk communication.
He reminds all Nigerians that this fight is for every one; everyone must take responsibility.
“Disbelief and skepticism will further complicate our situation; we should not stigmatise anyone infected. Our communities should own the response and educate our citizens.”