Governor Alhaji Abubakar Bello of Niger State and Governor Nasir El-Rufai, of Kaduna state, have eased the lockdown order by lifting the restrictions on Religious and social activities in their respective state.
In Niger, governor Alhaji Abubakar Bello, order permit almost total lifting of ban on religious and social activities in the state while that of Kaduna state is partial.
Alhaji Abubakar Bello, announced that the said curfew in the state will from now henceforth take effect from 10pm to 4am daily while ban on inter state travel still remains except for the movement of primary products such as; agricultural produce, petroleum products, and other manufactured products which are relevant for consumption.
Bello, also said, Markets, banks and worship centres are free to reopen for day to day running of their businesses and religious activities in the state, while the ban on commercial motorcycle in the state still remains.
However, Bello, stressed on total compliance to the use of face masks and adherence to social distancing especially at public places.
Meanwhile, in Kaduna State, Governor Nasir El-Rufai, in a state broadcast, assures the reopening of businesses and places of worships.
El-Rufai, who stated clearly that mosques and churches are only allowed to open on Friday and Sunday respectively.
However, the Governor maintain his stand on schools and market places to remain closed.
Finally, the governor allows businesses in the state to reopen between 9am to 3pm daily and compliance to the use of Face masks and social distancing is compulsory.