The Nigerian government has extended the phase three ease of COVID-19 lockdown.

Boss Mustapha, Secretary of the Government of the Federation, SGF, has disclosed that the easing of COVID-19 lockdown has been extended by one month.

Mustapha, who is the Presidential Task Force, PTF, on COVID-19 disclosed on Monday in Abuja.

Speaking during the daily briefing of the committee, the SGF said efforts are on to minimize the challenges of air passengers.

He said: “The PTF is improving on the International Travel Portal to minimise the challenges passengers keep encountering.

“Similarly, it is reviewing the guidelines on the implementation of phase three of the eased lockdown which is due to expire today.

“In view of the fact that our numbers are not abating, all extant measures prescribed in these guidelines are extended by a period of one month with effect from Tuesday, January 26, 2020.”