BREAKING NEWS: Covid-19: FG reopens Churches, Mosques - Focus News


Monday, 1 June 2020

BREAKING NEWS: Covid-19: FG reopens Churches, Mosques

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation who also couples as the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha has confirmed that the Federal Government has relieved ban on religious gathering across the country.
Mustapha disclosed this during the daily media breifing in Abuja, today.
The Nation report: "The PTF submitted its recommendations and the PRESIDENT has approved the following for implementation over the next four weeks spanning 2nd – 29th June, 2020, subject to review-:
“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.”

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