The Kano State Government has reaffirmed that Chirstians are free to attend churches on Sundays while the remains under the Federal Government lockdown.
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje made the made this explanation on Tuesday at the meeting held with the Leadership of Christian Community of Kano held at Government house.
Ganduje told the leaders of the Church that government had considered three days of the week including Fridays and Sundays to enable Muslims and Christians faithful worship in congregation.
The governor, who accented on the economic and social challenges caused by the lockdown, explained the decision to relax the presidential order to four hours every Wenesdays, Fridays and Sundays became suitable to ease the pressure, easpecially on common citizens.
The state government, however, reminded the Churches of the strict compliance rules and regulation set out by the ministry of health to further reduce the spread of COVID-19.
He said Government has directed fumigation of 31 Churches and provided material needs to keep the places of worship safe.The Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, Kano Chapter, Adeyemi Adeyemo applauded the reopening of the worship centres and pledged that churches will support the government policies and programs to keep Kano safe of the deadly virus.
Source: The Guardian