The Federal Government has announced that all official meetings must be conducted virtually and all unnecessary travels for meetings by government officials are suspended.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, made this known at the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 Briefing on Monday.
“Government meetings/Board meetings should be conducted virtually until further notice, all unnecessary travels for meetings by government officials should be suspended.
“All government offices shall continue to hold virtual meetings in their offices especially where participants exceed four persons and suspend all unnecessary travels for meetings”, he said
Mustapha, who chairs the PTF on COVID-19, also warned corporate organisations not to take undue advantage of resumption of flights to travel for physical meetings.
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“For corporate organisations, board members, the reopening of the domestic flights should not be misconstrued. The PTF strongly encourages virtual meetings as well,” he said.
Mustapha also disclosed that Germany and Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) had donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) worth $8m to Nigeria over the weekend.