TARABA STATE GOVERNMENT SETS TO OPEN WORSHIP CENTRES
The Taraba State Government has announced the resumption of religious activities in the state.
The State Deputy Governor, Haruna Manu, made the announcement on Monday in a State-wide broadcast in Jalingo.
Manu, however, said worshippers must adhere to social distancing and observe other safety protocols.
He also announced a slight ease on restriction of movement and other activities in the state.
The Deputy Governor added that lockdown would still be observed on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, adding that violators would face strict penalties.
He announced Government has set aside Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, from 8am to 6pm for residents to carry out their activities.
Manu urged religious leaders and other citizens to comply with the rules.
As of May 17th, 2020, according to the NCDC, Taraba has recorded 17 cases of the Coronavirus Disease.
Of the 17 cases, 16 are active and are on admission, 1 discharge, and no death has been recorded.