Akeredolu positioned a ban on religious gatherings as a part of an effort to include coronavirus unfold within the state.
Akeredolu mentioned at a press convention at Government House, Alagbaka, Akure on Wednesday religious gatherings can be in step with the preventive measures on COVID-19.
According to him, the state authorities mentioned with religious leaders earlier than lifting the ban.
He mentioned “As agreed with religious leaders, in particular phrases, worship centres are to begin their fundamental activities with impact from Friday.
“Only weekly Friday Jumat providers and Sunday church providers will begin within the first occasion. Other day by day programmes throughout the week should not but authorized for takeoff.”
He added, “Religious leaders and directors should guarantee strict compliance with the bodily distancing guidelines in locations of worship. In the case of church buildings, no more than three individuals are anticipated to sit down on a pew whereas the equal applies to the sitting positions within the mosques and different worship centres.
“Water and cleaning soap have to be offered in any respect entries into the centres or halls of worship.
“All worshipers have to be made to clean their fingers within the sample authorized and practised for the reason that starting of the pandemic.
“Hand sanitisers have to be offered and utilized by every worshipper at each entry level and at different handy factors on the premises. All worshippers and employees contained in the centres and on the premises should put on face masks correctly throughout the length of the service.
“Churches, mosques and different religious centres should repeatedly decontaminate and sanitise their premises, services and gear earlier than and after the providers.”
Akeredolu warned that any religious centres that didn’t comply with the stipulated pointers can be shut down instantly.
He additionally introduced that 4 extra coronavirus circumstances had been recorded within the state.