The Federal Government has announced that the wearing face masks in public places is no longer required, as part of efforts to ease COVID-19 restrictions across the country.
On Wednesday, Dr Muktar Muhammed, the Head of the Technical Secretariat, Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, stated in Abuja that the final relaxation of COVID-19 measures will be decided after Easter.
According to reports, the number of daily COVID-19 cases in Nigeria has continued to fall.
Mr. Boss Mustapha, Chairman of the PSC and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, announced last week that the Committee had reviewed situations around the world and applied them to the situation in Nigeria.
He had also announced that PSC has revised the International Travel Protocols, which should come into effect on Monday, April 4, 2022.
According to him, In-bound fully vaccinated passengers arriving in Nigeria would no longer be required to take a pre-departure PCR COVID-19 Test.
Countries across the world have started relaxing COVID-19 measures. AEM reported that West African nation Ghana and East Africa’s Kenya recently announced that the use of face masks was no longer mandatory.