The Federal Government has lifted the ban on Churches and Mosques.
Boss Mustapha, the chairman of the Presidential taskforce on Covid19 in a briefing stated that ” The PTF submitted it’s recommendation which included:
“Cautious advance into the Second Phase of the national response to COVID-19; application of science and data to guide the targeting of areas of on-going high transmission of COVID-19 in the country;
“Mobilisation of all resources at State and Local Government levels to create public awareness on COVID 19 and improve compliance with non-pharmaceutical interventions within communities; sustenance of key non-pharmaceutical interventions that would apply nationwide and include: ban of 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.”
He stated that the recommendations have been approved by the President for implementation over the next four weeks spanning 2nd June – 29th June.
The recommendations are however subject to review.