Breaking: FG Relaxes The Ban on Religious Places of Worship

The Federal Government has lifted the ban it placed on religious places or worship as part of it efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus. 

This was made known the the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha during a press briefing on Monday.

However, he said the ban on interstate travels is still in place.

He added that the modality on religious gatherings will be made by states across the federation.

In his own words, “There is a ban on gatherings of more than 20 people outside of a workplace.

“Relaxation of restriction on places of worship based on guidelines issued by the PTF and protocols agreed by state governments.

“Managed access to markets and locations of economic activity to limit the risk of transmission;

“Ban on inter-state travels except for the movement of agricultural produce, petroleum products, manufactured goods, and essential services;

“Mandatory use of non-medical face masks in public places.

“Mandatory provision of handwashing facilities/sanitisers in all public places.”.


Source: The Punch

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