This comes 24 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari increased the period of lockdown by another fourteen days.
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, has spoken to banks in the nation to keep on giving skeletal administrations to Nigerians.
PTF’s National Coordinator, Dr. Sani Aliyu, who made the announcement on Tuesday in Abuja, reviewed that there was an exception for banks to offer skeletal types of assistance.
“At the point when we executed the end of development approach fourteen days back, we made an exception for banks to be permitted to take part in skeletal administrations and following that, the money related specialists discharged extra rules to the banks.
“We are appealing to the banks to keep on offering money related types of assistance, particularly the accessibility of money at the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) and skeletal administrations inside the financial corridors.”
“What is significant to us is for banks to agree to our recommendation regarding diminishing mass social affairs, having hand disinfectants at the entry point, checking of temperature and ensuring that they keep to the measures that we have exhorted,” Aliyu said.