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The Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 has strongly warned Nigerians against self-medication of any kind.

 

The Chairman of PTF, Mr Boss Mustapha who reiterated the warning at the daily briefing today said that some Nigerians have been purchasing Hydrxoychloroquine in large quantities noting that this act is fraught with the danger of increasing risks of avoidable casualties.

 

Our Correspondent, Raliat Adenekan reports that the PTF Boss who apologized for the harassments of some essential workers in recent days, however urged all essential workers to go about their legitimate businesses carrying with them valid means of identification.

 

He added that the Inspector General of Police has further clarified the categories of essential workers and has issued instructions to security agents to work on the approved exemptions.

 

As Muslims faithful prepare for celebrations at the end of the month of Ramadan, the PTF also cautioned on the need to wear a mask, keep physical distances, avoid large congregations, avoid unnecessary inter-state travels and observe personal hygiene amongst other suggested safety measures

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