Ebonyi State Government Finally Lifts Ban On Religious Gatherings

Ebonyi state Governor,His Excellency Engr. David Umahi has lifted the ban on religious gathering in the state on friday.

Ebonyi state Governor,His Excellency Engr. David Umahi has lifted the ban on religious gathering in the state on friday.

He said religious centre can now run services once a week but must observe the Prevention protocol against Coronavirus.

The  state’s Commissioner for Information and State Orientation, Uchenna Orji, revealed the governor’s decision in a statement on Friday.

Mr Umahi had declared the ban last month to check the spread of the novel COVID-19 in the state.

Despite the ban and other measures including the closure of the state boundaries, Ebonyi still recorded nine cases of the dreaded virus.

The lifting of the ban followed weeks of pressure been mount by some Christians in the state who questioned why churches were closed while markets remained opened.

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