AYADE LIFTS BAN ON WORSHIP CENTRES IN CROSS RIVER
Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, has ordered that worship centres re-open activities stating that they must wear face masks and observe social distancing.
The order was contained in a release on Wednesday, signed by his Special Adviser, Media & Publicity;
He said:” We are very grateful to the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Archbishops, Bishops, Priests, Pastors, Christians of various denominations.
“We are also grateful for the entire Muslim community for their support and cooperation during the period of suspension of public worship in our state in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
“We acknowledge the understanding and cooperation of religious leaders contributed immensely in keeping our State Coronavirus Free thus far.
“However, conscious of the Spiritual Economy, and in response to appeals by religious leaders in our state, His Excellency has issued the following executive orders: The order suspending public worship in the state is hereby lifted with effect from Sunday, May 24th. 2020.