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COVID-19: Nasarawa lifts ban on worship centres for two weeks

The Nasarawa State Government has announced the lifting on the ban on Mosques and Churches for a period of two weeks.

This was part of the resolutions arrived at during the critical stakeholders meeting at the Government House, Lafia today, review measures put in place to combat the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.

The 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 worship centers in the State.

Imams and Christian clerics have been mandated to ensure strict compliance to regulations put in place to enable the opening of worship centres.

Specifically, 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 said the lifting of the ban would be reviewed at the end of the two weeks, based on the compliance with the stipulated guidelines.

Written by ExpressDay

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