Lagos state government lifts ban on religious activities, worship services to commence June 19

The Lagos state government has lifted the ban on religious gatherings in the state.   The ban was implemented as part of measures to contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus in the state.   At a press briefing this afternoon, the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said religious organizations in the state can be reopened from Friday, June 19th for the Muslims and June 21st for Christians.   The governor stated that all religious gatherings must have not more than 40% of their congregation, and that persons below the age of 15…

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FG lifts ban on religious gathering

The federal government on Monday June 1, lifted the ban on religious gatherings across the country.   Chairman of the presidential task force on COVID-19 and secretary to the government of the federation, Boss Mustapha made the announcement during the daily briefing of the task force today.   Mustapha said relaxation of restriction on places of worship is based on guidelines issued by the PTF and protocols agreed by state governments. However gathering of more than 20 persons remains prohibited outside of work places and in religious services.   He said;   “The PTF…

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Coronavirus: RCCG Pastor Adeboye reacts as governments bans religious gatherings in Nigeria

The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, has reacted to the ban placed on churches and mosques by the Lagos and Ogun governments on Wednesday. Streetrequest.com reported yesterday that the government of Lagos state placed a ban on all religious gatherings involving over 50 worshippers. The Government took the decision in agreement with religious leaders in the State, following the spread of the dreaded COVID-19 disease. However, RCCG, in a statement on Wednesday night instructed its branches with the average of fifty members or less, to go on with their services.…

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