BREAKING: Churches, mosques reopened in Ogun


Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state has reopened churches and mosques in the state.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that the governor made this announcement in a statement on Friday made available to journalists. He said the government will close any social gatherings that exceed 20 people.

He said, “After thorough deliberation, consideration and resolution, we decided to reopen the worship centres with effect from Friday 14th August, 2020 as indicated in my last address.

“This decision was made in line with an agreement reached by the committee set up to develop guidelines for reopening of the religious centres.

“The Committee includes the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN); the League of Imams and Alfas and Government representatives.

“I am delighted to note that reports reaching us indicate varying but encouraging level of preparedness by the Worship Centres.

“Therefore, today, Friday, 14th August is hereby confirmed for the commencement of operations of the Worship Centres, subject to the guidelines.”

The governor noted that the decision was taken after thorough deliberation, consideration and resolution with stakeholders in the state.

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