KOGI State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello on Thursday lifted ban with immediate effect on religious congregations to allow religious bodies have their normal worship and services in the state.
In a press statement issued on Thursday by the Commissioner for
Information and Communication, Hon. Kingsley FanwoHon for the Kogi COVID-19 Squadron Committee urged religious leaders to put in place preventive measures by providing sanitizers for all worshippers at the entrance of churches and Mosques.
The governor also urged them to make sure that sitting arrangements in Mosques and Churches is done to ensure social distancing.
“We also urge Churches and Mosques to make their services as brief as possible in order not to keep a large crowd of worshipers within an enclosed confinement for a long period of time.
“The COVID-19 Squadron Committee also urges religious leaders to continue to pray for the end of the pandemic so that the world can return to normal life and activities.