COVID-19: Government shuts down Abuja markets

 

   The Minister of Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Malam Muhammad Bello, has ordered the closure of shops in markets and neighborhood centers to traders across Abuja due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

  In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Anthony Ogunleye, the minister explained that the measure was to help tackle the spread of COVID-19 across FCT. He, however, stated that only shops selling essential products and bakeries are to remain open but should abide strictly to laid down measures.

  Bello stated that the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, was preparing multiple health isolation and treatment centres across the territory to better manage cases of the COVID-19 pandemic in the FCT.

Comments