The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has said the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), would receive this week, its recommendations regarding the next steps of the country’s National Response to the pandemic.
PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, made this known during a briefing in Abuja on Thursday.
He said, “I wish to inform you that by the end of this week, the Presidential Task Force will be submitting a report containing our assessment and recommendations to Mr President for his consideration.
“We, therefore, urge Nigerians to await our recommendations regarding the next step of action to be taken in our National Response to COVID-19.”
Also, the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Chikwe Ihekweazu, advised Nigerians to embrace the use of masks, noting that masks are more effective than face guards.