FG Lifts Ban On Religious Gatherings In Nigeria

Nigeria Relaxes Restriction On Churches And Mosques!

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Federal government has relaxed restriction placed on religious gatherings in Nigeria. Boss Mustapha, who is the chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, made the announcement during the daily briefing of the panel on Monday.

Mustapha, who is also the Secretary to Government of the Federation, said the ban on inter-state travel is still in place.

He said:

“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.”

The ban on churches and mosques was placed few months ago due to the spread of Covid-19 in Nigeria.

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