The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Thursday announced the extension of phase two of the gradual relaxation of the COVID-19 lockdown by four weeks.
The Chairman of the PTF, Boss Mustapha, who disclosed this at the task force daily press briefing in Abuja, said President Muhammadu Buhari approved the extension of the lockdown.
The PTF briefed the president on the national response strategy to the COVID-19 pandemic and success recorded so far in the quest to check the spread of the virus in the country.
Mustapha, who is also the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, said there are amendments to the phase.
Phase 2 of the gradual relaxation of the lockdown commenced on June 1.