The government of Bauchi State has announced the lift of Ban of the state religious gathering.
The state which announced not quite long that no one should gather in the name of religion has given the go-ahead for religious services to hold in the state starting on Thursday, 21st of May to Sunday, 24th of May, 2020.
The Governor of Bauchi state, Bala Mohammed made the announcement in a meeting with traditional and religious leaders which was held at the Command Guest House of the state on Wednesday, 20th of May.
“Judging from all I have seen, we want to look at it comprehensively to see how we can give a breathing space for our people. Allah has made it possible for this disease to nosedive and today, we have the least number from those in the hospitals and have been discharged.
“The state government has suspended the total lockdown (in Katagum, Zaki, and Giade areas of the state) and partial lockdown from Thursday, May 21st, 2020 in the state once it is agreed by all parties.
“Easing of the lockdown will be gradual with the lifting of the ban on Juma’at prayers and Church services on the condition that Imams and Clergies are mandated to ensure full compliance to regulation put in place to enable full re-opening of worship centers.”