The Nigerian Government has announced plans to ban inter-state movement of people as a strategy to curtail the spread of Coronavirus in the country.

Bashir Ahmed, Personal Assistant on New Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, disclosed this in a Twitter post on Thursday.

He said the information was relayed by the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed.

He said, “The Federal Government announces plans to ban inter-state travel and possibly close down all motor parks as part of measures to curtail the spread of the #Coronavirus, Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, discloses the plans this afternoon. #COVID19Nigeria.”

Nigeria currently has 51 confirmed cases of Coronavirus and one recorded death.

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