The Nigerian Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari has lifted the ban on religious gathering across the country. This means that Churches and Mosques can now operate.
The ban on religious gatherings had lasted for two months, a move taken to check the spread of Coronavirus.
However, schools across Nigeria remains shutdown indefinitely.
However, at the briefing of the presidential task force (PTF) on COVID-19 on Monday, Chairman of the task force, Boss Mustapha, announced that President Muhammadu Buhari had approved the relaxation of the ban for four weeks.
“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;
Relaxation of restriction on places of worship based on guidelines issued by the PTF and protocols agreed by state governments.”Boss Mustapha revealed.
And also about the curfew, the time has been adjusted from 8pm – 6am(old curfew time) to 10pm – 4pm (new curfew time).