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Ekiti suspends Reopening of Churches, says worship centres are not ready yet.

The Ekiti state Government announced today, the suspension of plans to reopen worship centres in Ekiti state.

Contrary to what it promised them on the 1st of July, when it encouraged all worship centres to prepare for resumption of activities from the 17th of July, the Ekiti state government took a U-turn today when it suspended such plans.

Today was the date which the state government had promised to reopen worship centres which have been closed since March. They were earlier instructed this month to only have worship services once in a week i.e Friday (Muslims) and Sunday (Christians).

Makeing the announcement today, Dr Mojisola Yaya Kolade claimed that the move was suspended after the level of preparation made by the religious bodies was reviewed. Stating this She said, “The latest communique of CAN is indicative of the fact that worship centres are not yet ready to comply with conditions stipulated as guidelines and conditions set out by the government for reopening of worship centres”

She further added that reopening worship centres in Ekiti state has now been shifted till August 14, 2920 to enable worship centres prepare appropriately in line with the conditions and guidelines stipulated by the government.

Such conditions according to the governor include,

a) Children from the age of 1-12 will not attend and congregational programme.

b) Adults from the age of 65 will not attend any congregational programme

c) Worship centres can only conduct services for 2 hours only.

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