COVID-19: Nasarawa Relaxes Ban on Worship Centres For Two Weeks


COVID-19: Nasarawa Relaxes Ban on Worship Centres For Two Weeks: Mediangr can authentically confirm that the government of Nasarawa State relaxed its state-ban on Churches and Mosques for a period of two weeks.

This was part of the resolutions arrived at during the critical stakeholders meeting to review measures put in place to combat the further spread of the dreaded Coronavirus pandemic, which held at the Government House, on Tuesday.

The Nasarawa State Commissioner for Information, Tourism and Culture, Comrade Dogo Shammah, who chaired the press briefing at the end of the meeting, however, gave conditions for the opening of Mosques and Churches in the state.

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Imams and clergies have been mandated to ensure strict compliance with regulations put in place to enable the opening of worship centers.

Specifically, Mediangr was told that they are to ensure that social distancing, the use of face masks, and frequent washing of hands with sanitizers by all those attending either the Mosques or Churches.

Comrade Shammah told Mediangr that the lifting of the ban will be reviewed at the end of the two weeks, based on the compliance with the stipulated guidelines.


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