Nasarawa lifts ban on mosques, churches

Nasarawa lifts ban on worship
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Nasarawa State Government has lifted the ban on all worship centres across the state by two weeks.

The state Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Dogo Shammah, who made the confirmation on Tuesday while briefing journalists at Government House, Lafia, said the ban on social gathering and motorcycles continued in the state.

The commissioner listed the condition to include the compulsory wearing of masks by worshippers, provision of hand sanitiser and water in all worship centres and maintenance of physical distance.

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He added that the lifting on the ban on all worship centres in the state was for two weeks, saying that after the expiration of the two weeks, the government would review to see if the condition given for the lifting of the ban was observed by the religious leaders in the state.

Dogo, explained that as churches and mosques resumed their worshippers must wear face masks and maintain physical distance during service and Juma’at prayers.

The commissioner also disclosed that the government had lifted the ban on commercial tricycle in the state.

He said the state still had 12 active cases receiving treatment at isolation centres in the state.

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