ICYMI: Ogun Suspends Reopening Of Churches, Mosques Over Rising COVID-19 Cases

Dapo Abiodun Ogun State Governor OnoBello

Ogun State Government has suspended the reopening of religious centres which were earlier scheduled to reopen on Friday amid the surge of COVID-19 cases, Channels TV reports.

Governor Dapo Abiodun who made the announcement said the suspension became imperative in the face of the rise in the community transmission and spread of COVID-19 in the state.

He made the declaration while briefing journalists in Abeokuta, the state capital. On Tuesday, Lagos state, too, had suspended its plan to reopen religious centres.

Abiodun, in his Friday address, announced that the current ease of lockdown from Monday to Friday is still in force while residents are expected to stay indoors on Saturdays and Sundays.

While reading the riot act on further flaunting of the laid down directives on measures to flatten the pandemic, the governor said interstate-travel is still prohibited.

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