PRESIDENT BUHARI PRESIDES OVER FEC 1. -R-L; President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SGF Mr. Boss Mustapha, Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita and NSA, Major General Babagana Munguno during the FEC Meeting held at the Council Chamber Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. AUGUST 1 2018
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COVID-19 : FG may suspend religious gatherings, halt Edo 2020 sports festival

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• May ban religious gathering, flights from high risks countries
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the immediate suspension of the 20th edition of the National Sports Festival (NSF) in Benin City, the Edo State capital.
He said with over 11,000 people expected for the festival, it was better to air on the side of caution that sorry as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak during the games.
The Minister of Sports and Yourth Development, Sunday Dare made the announcement after he and the Minister for State Health, Olorunibe Mamora briefed President Buhari.
Daily Sun gathered that the ministry will need 20 body scanners to each all 11,000 people expected at the festival of which none is on ground.
Meanwhile the government is also considering the suspension of religious gathering and flights from high risk countries.
Details later.

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