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Kaduna govt imposes restrictions on churches, mosques; issues new directives to workers

The Governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai, has announce a one-hour limit to gatherings in churches and mosques, as the second wave of COVID-19 continues to sweep across Nigeria.

This was contained in a statement El-Rufai shared on Sunday.

He also directed civil servants from Grade 14 and below are to work from home from Monday, December 21.

It read in part, “Further to Covid-19 containment measures announced last week, KDSG has directed civil servants below Grade Level 14 to work from home from Monday, 21st December 2020.

“Places of worship must enforce facemasks, provide sanitisers, and ensure physical distancing. The number of worshippers will be capped. Congregational worship should not exceed one hour.

“Transport operators must reduce capacity to not more than two passengers per row and not more than 50 per cent of capacity.

“KDSG appeals to all residents to see Covid-19 prevention as a personal responsibility.”

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