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COVID-19: Obiano Asks Churches, Markets To Reopen In Anambra

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Governor, , has asked Churches to reopen in the state.

COVID-19: Obiano Asks Church To Re-open In Anambra
: Obiano Asks Church To Re-open In Anambra

He however stated that borders in the state remain locked.

The Governor announced the easing of the lockdown in a national broadcast on Saturday.

Obiano said churches were now allowed to hold activities, but all worshippers must wear face masks and observe all safety and preventive measures as prescribed by health experts.

The governor said all food and drug markets in the state should open with immediate effect.

Obiano said he would meet with leadership of the markets in the state on April 27 on the development.

He further said reopening of schools and the state civil service would be announced soon.

“Worshippers must wear face masks and enforce all World Health Organisation guidelines during worship, including, regular hand washing, avoiding handshakes, application of hand sanitisers, social distancing,” NAN quoted him as saying.

“Movements around Anambra have been relaxed, but all boundaries of the state remain closed.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed Anambra’s index COVID-19 case on April 10, 2020.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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