Umahi Lifts Ban on Public Gatherings in Ebonyi

Reports reching 9ja news says that the Governor of Ebonyi state David Umahi has lifted the restrictions he placed on all public gatherings and events in the state.

The Governor made this known in a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information, Uchenna Orji on Sunday.

According to the statement, the lifting of the ban is in exercise of the powers conferred on the Governor by provisions of Ebonyi State Coronavirus and other Dangerous Infectious Diseases and Related Matters Law 005 of 2020 and other relevant Laws.

“In this regard therefore, the Governor has directed that all restrictions in respect of movement order on public burials/ wake keeps, weddings, conferences, meetings, festivals, religious services/ gatherings, etc are hereby lifted”

The restrictions on public places like event centres, bars, places of worship, educational institutions, public parks, night clubs, cinemas, viewing centres and other such public places has also been lifted by the Governor.

However, the statement maintains that all regulations put in place in a bid to curb the spread of the virus should be strictly adhered to.

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