COVID-19: FG Overrules Governors on Reopening of Worship Centers

 COVID-19: FG Overrules Governors on Reopening of Worship Centers

The presidential task force on COVID-19 has faulted the decision of some governors to permit the reopening of worship centers – The chairman of the task force, Boss Mustapha, said large gatherings could endanger the health of the elderly and the sick –

Many governors have opened up their states for religious gatherings The federal government has faulted the decision of some state governors to permit the reopening of worship centers amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The chairman of the presidential task force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, on Thursday, May 21 warned that such decisions could have serious health implications,.

He stated that the elderly and the sick could be exposed to health risks during large gatherings. “Governors are also advised on the decision taken by some of their colleagues to permit large gatherings as such decisions could inadvertently endanger the elderly, the sick and those with underlying factors during such gatherings,”

Mustapha stated. “The strong advisory from the PTF is that large gatherings beyond 20 persons remain prohibited and should be adhered to.” Many governors have opened up their states for religious gatherings.

Ayomide Oyewole

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