C’ River lifts suspension on public religious worship



Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has lifted the suspension on public religious worship the state.The order lifting the suspension the state, which would take from Sunday May 24,  was contained a statement signed by Mr Christian Ita, Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to the Governor.Ayade said conscious of the spiritual economy and response to appeals by religious leaders the state, lifting the suspension on public worship became necessary.

“The order suspending public worship the state, is hereby lifted with from Sunday May 24, 2020.“Consequently, starting from Sunday, May 24, 2020, church services are permitted should be limited to the capacity of the church, same applies to mosques.“Use of is compulsory for all worshipers, churches and mosques should provide buckets for , or sanitisers.

“Churches and mosques are hereby advised to strictly adhere to the instructions as the enforcement team will still go around to check compliance,” he said.Gov. Ayade thanked Christians of various denominations, and the entire Muslim community for their support and cooperation during the period of suspension of public worship in the state in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak.He added that the understanding and cooperation of religious leaders contributed immensely in keeping the state COVID-19 free thus far. (NAN)