Dr. Habu Dahiru, Commissioner of Education, disclosed this at a press briefing in Gombe on Thursday.
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The News Agency of Nigeria reports that aside security checkpoints provided at the centre of the community, residents moved around freely with their face masks.
A survey by the News Agency of Nigeria shows that security agents such as police, civil defence were seen on ground to maintain law and order.
Oshun said in a statement on Sunday that there was need for adequate distance in the chamber in order to ensure total compliance with the COVID-19 safety rules and regulations.
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The Prime Minister made the announcement on Tuesday when he appeared before the UK Parliament.
The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that the state government had in March placed a ban on religious gathering as part of measures to curb the spread of the novel Coronavirus Disease.
The Federal Government had on June 16, 2020 advised state governments to delay the resumption of schools until further notice, while the Lagos State suspended its decision to permit churches and mosques to commence their religious services on Tuesday.
The Lagos Railway District Manager, Jerry Oche, made this disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Lagos, while speaking on possibility of the corporation resuming service.
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His warning came after FC Barcelona defender Nelson Semedo became the latest player to flout the rules.
Ortom, who announced the lifting of the ban while briefing newsmen in Makurdi, said Church and Mosque services could now hold in the state beginning from Wednesday.
The Commissioner for Home Affairs, Prince Anofiu Elegushi, said this on the sideline of the 2020 Ministerial Press Briefing commemorating the first year in office of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
Italy now has the second most deaths in Europe related to coronavirus, having been overtaken by the UK, and most new cases are localised in the Lombardy, Piedmont and Liguria regions.
Waziri also encouraged all Muslims to comply with social distancing in prayer in line with the government advice and Nigeria Centre for Disease Control’s guidelines in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
The IG stated this in a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Deputy Commissioner of Police Frank Mba, on Friday.
Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State, on Thursday, relaxed the restriction earlier placed on religious services and gatherings, allowing once more only a meeting of 50 people or less with strict adherence to social distancing.
The Federal Road Safety Corps has arrested 396 vehicles conveying over 2,422 passengers in its 12 Zonal Commands across the country.
Ecobank Nigeria has encouraged its customers to obey the COVID-19 rules, emphasising the importance of social distancing to check the spread of the Coronavirus, especially when visiting the branches.
The bank, which gave this advice in a mail to customers, also thanked them for their dedication and continued patronage while confirming that more branches are being opened to decongest those already opened for business since the easing off of lockdowns across the country.
Responding to media enquiries in Lagos, Head of Branch Network, Ecobank Nigeria, Titiloye Olarinde, said Ecobank takes the safety of customers and staff very seriously and has therefore put in place measures to ensure they are safe when they visit the branches.
According to Olarinde, temperature checks and wearing of masks are compulsory for both staff and customers before admittance to any bank premises, provision and mandatory use of hand sanitisers before accessing the branch or ATM Gallery, while regular deep cleaning of work surfaces and ATM areas is ensured.
She also stated that only five customers are allowed into the banking hall at a time and appealed for cooperation with security personnel as their actions are all in a bid to keep everyone safe.
She said: “We are operating in line with the health and safety guidelines issued by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control to mitigate the spread of coronavirus.
“With the opening of additional branches, we are able to meet customers’ needs in a safe and conducive environment.
“Key services available at our branches include ATM services, assistance to onboard to our Digital platforms, account opening and over the counter services for essential cash and cheque transactions.
“For your safety and comfort, we encourage you to continue using our 24/7 digital self-service solutions such as Ecobank Mobile App, Ecobank Online, EcobankPay, Ecobank OmniPlus, Omni Lite and the RapidTransfer App thus supporting initiatives to help curtail the spread of COVID-19.
“At Ecobank, we take the safety of our staff and customers very seriously and have therefore put in place measures to ensure your safety should you need to visit our branches.”
Ecobank Nigeria has been in the forefront in supporting the public and government since the commencement of the fight against COVID-19.
“The bank had initiated various public enlightenment on radio and social media, having launched the #StaySafeNigeria campaign to educate the public about the virus and ways to curb its spread.
Ecobank has also partnered with many State Governments to provide palliatives and relief packages to indigent people.
“This is in addition to the bank’s contribution as a Corporate member of the Bankers Committee and the Nigerian Private Sector led Coalition to raise funds against COVID-19, being part of the bank’s Corporate Social Responsibility activities.”
The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority says it has arrested over 100 vehicles that violated the social distancing order of the state government to prevent the spread of COVID-19.