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Gombe, Adamawa agree to reopen religious gatherings in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic in the states.

In a statement by the Chief Press Secretary of Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri,

“Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has eased the restriction on worship places and social gatherings earlier imposed on the state following the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic.

“Churches, Mosques and the international cattle markets under lockdown can now reopen.”

Also, Governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, after a meeting with religious leaders on Thursday, directed that all congregational activities for social, cultural and religious purposes regardless of the number of persons participating in such events should equally be suspended.

Inuwa said places of worship must adhere to social distancing policy.

He warned that failure to adhere to social distancing order, use of face masks, frequent handwashing with soap and water would lead to re-imposition of the ban.

According to him, the ban had yielded results by helping to contain community spread of the virus.

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