Bauchi: Gov Bala Mohammed Suspends Lockdown, Ask Worship Centers To Resume

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has Monday Wednesday suspended the lockdown which was pronounced to contain the Coronavirus outbreak in the state.

In addition, the governor ordered all the worship centers which includes Mosques and Churches across the state to resume religious activities.

A statement on Wednesday by the Special Assistant to the governor on New Media, Lawal Muazu said the governor also lifted the ban on worship centres in the state.

Full Statement 

“Bauchi State Government has resolved to suspend the total and partial lockdown in the state.

“Governor Bala Mohammed announced this at a stakeholders meeting held at Command Guest, Bauchi.

“The governor said under this development, imams and clergies are to ensure total compliance to regulations set up for the full reopening of worship centres, specifically to social distancing, use of face masks, hand washing and reducing time spent in congregations.

“Governor Bala directed leadership of Market Traders Association to also ensure full compliance to the safety measures advised by health experts. He said although restriction on interstate travels, closure of schools, stay at home order, ban on commercial motorcycle operations, restriction in the number of passengers by both taxi and tricycle operations still remained in force.”

The government of Bauchi said, the lifting of the ban will be reviewed in two weeks based on the compliance on the stipulated guidelines.

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