The Kogi State Governor His Excellency, Alh. Yahaya Bello have lifted the ban on Religious congregation across the state. Earlier the state Governor placed a ban on Religious and social gatherings in view of the fight against the spread Coronavirus.
The Commissioner of Information, Evang. Kingsley Fanwo made the statement available to newsme in Lokoja. He said “Following the directive of His Excellency Alh. Yahaya Bello, the Executive Governor of Kogi State that the ban on religious congregations be lifted with immediate effect to allow religious bodies have their normal worship and services; He urged religious leaders to put in place the following preventive measures:
1. Sanitizers should be provided for all worshippers at the
entrance of churches and Mosques.
2. Sitting arrangements in Mosques and Churches should be
done to ensure social distancing.
3. 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
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.