The President made this information known on Sunday, April 26, 2020.
According to the President, the extension comes into force on Monday, April 27, 2020, at 1:00 AM.
The first gentleman added that his decision follows a strong consensus from some stakeholders in the country.
“The strong consensus that emerged from these and other consultations is that the existing measures must be maintained for now, until we have a firm grip on the movement of the virus. This consensus is supported by data and science, and I am also very much of this view. I have, accordingly, by Executive Instrument, extended for another two (2) weeks the suspension of all public and social gatherings, as set out in E.I 64 of 15th March 2020, effective tomorrow, 1 am, Monday, 27th April.,” he said.
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