COVID-19: “Don’t Travel Home for Christmas” – FG Beg Nigerians

COVID-19: “Don’t Travel Home for Christmas” – FG Beg Nigerians

Nigerians planning to travel to their villages for the Christmas celebration have been urged to abandon those plans.


The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 made the appeal due to the novel coronavirus.

The president of the working group and secretary of the Federation Government, Boss Mustapha, made this appeal at a press conference on Monday 23 November. He said that to reduce the spread of the virus, those trips should be suspended.

According to him, there will always be other festive seasons when people can travel around“With the increase in trips for the Christmas and New Years holidays, we strongly urge that, for this year, these trips are firmly suspended due to the risks involved.

The transmission rate has just gotten astronomical. There will always be many more festive seasons to celebrate ”. he said