The Akwa Ibom State Authorities has stated that the Quarantines Laws earlier signed by Governor Udom Emmanuel to curb the unfold of COVID-19 within the state remains to be in operations.
In a press release issued on Friday by the Commissioner of Info, Charles Udoh, the transfer turns into mandatory following the necessity to defend of all residents and residents within the state in opposition to the specter of the raging pandemic.
Whereas stressing that the state authorities has created room for church buildings and non secular gatherings to function on Friday, April 10 and Sunday April 12, the Commissioner said that they “must comply strictly to the following guidelines.”
See full assertion under.
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: COVID-19 LOCKDOWN IS STILL IN OPERATIONS IN AKWA IBOM STATE
Following the newest overview of the present international COVID-19 scenario and making an allowance for the necessity for continued safety of all residents and residents within the state in opposition to the specter of the raging pandemic, it has develop into essential to reiterate that the Quarantine and Restriction of Motion Laws 2020 remains to be in operations.
Nevertheless, church buildings and non secular gatherings are allowed on Friday, April 10 and Sunday April 12, 2020 BUT MUST comply strictly to the next pointers.
1. All church buildings and non secular gatherings MUST disperse early sufficient to make sure that members of the congregation return house on or earlier than 1pm.
– [ ] The Quarantine and Restriction of Motion Laws 2020 earlier signed into operations by HE The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Udom Emmanuel; and introduced, recommences at 1pm on each days BUT stays in full operations on all subsequent days till additional discover.
2. All such congregations MUST NOT HAVE MORE THAN 20 individuals, together with the Pastors/ Priest and Choir, per church; no matter the dimensions of the church.
three. Sitting association have to be Social Distancing compliant.
four. All such congregations MUST make sure that hand sanitizers are supplied on the entry factors and face masks are worn in the course of such gathering.
5. Non-contact infrared thermometer needs to be used on the entrance, any member of the congregation whose physique temperature is 38 levels centigrade and above ought to promptly be referred to the closest healthcare facility.
6. All members of the congregation MUST wash their palms with cleaning soap and working water earlier than and after such congregation.
Residents and Residents are enjoined to stick strictly to those pointers as Regulation enforcement companies are mandated to make sure full compliance.
The Akwa Ibom State Authorities shall proceed do all inside its powers and the ambit of present legal guidelines and laws to guard lives, properties and financial endeavors inside its territory.
The COVID-19 pandemic is devoid political, ethnic, spiritual and certainly all different associated nuances. It requires unity and oness of goal to attenuate the surge in our state.
Ministry of Info
Akwa Ibom State