Resurgence of COVID-19 coming, Task Force warns Nigerians

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 said the country risks a resurgence of the pandemic due to the large gatherings of the #EndSARS protesters and the mayhem that followed.

Mr Boss Mustapha, Chairman of the PTF, gave the warning at a joint national media briefing in Abuja on Monday.

It was the second time in recent days that he made the forecast.

“Over the past two weeks, Nigerians have focused attention on two important issues

“Namely, the protests by youths which have unfortunately metamorphosed into an unprecedented safety and security situation and COVID-19 developments in the country and around the world.

“Both activities are critical to our nation because the security situation impacts negatively on our economy, social life, international reputation and ability to effectively coordinate the national response.

“Also, the large gatherings witnessed during the protests and during the break-ins at various warehouses, homes and looting of stores put us at a great risk of resurgence of the virus,’’ he said.

 

 

– PMNewsNigeria

About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

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