COVID-19: Buhari Holds Meeting With PTF Delegation In Abuja

SAN FRANCISCO, May 31, (THEWILL) – President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday held a meeting with a delegation of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.

The Chairman of the Task Force and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha led the delegation to the presidential villa.

The task force is expected to submit to President Buhari a report on the second phase of the ease of lockdown announced two weeks ago and guide the President in taking decisions on efforts to curb the spread of the Coronavirus in the country.

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Nigeria witnessed a spike in COVID-19 cases on Saturday, recording more than 500 new single-day infections for the first time making a total number of infections to 9,855, out of which 2,856 have been discharged and 273 fatalities recorded.