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Nigerian govt announces plan to ban inter-state travel

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The Federal Government of Nigeria, on Thursday, announced plans to ban inter-state travel and possibly close down all motor parks as part of measures to curtail the spread of Coronavirus.

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, disclosed the plans at a press conference in Abuja.

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Mohammed said the these are possible measures that might be required to stop the spread of COVID-19.

“Possible measures include; Stopping inter-state/inter-town travel, except for essential services.

“Closing all motor parks and inter-state rail stations. Already, all train movements nationwide have been stopped. Using fire fighting and other adaptable vehicles and personnel to fumigate cities and towns,” Lai Mohammed said.

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