Duku JOEL, Maiduguri
Worshippers with out face masks had been turned again by church buildings in Maiduguri on Sunday as they opened after lockdown.
Borno State Authorities on Wednesday eased the lockdown in indefinitely and sanctioned all spiritual actions with the situation that face masks and social distancing should be noticed on the spiritual gatherings.
A lot of the church buildings across the Maiduguri metropolis enforced the face masks and social distancing orders throughout service.
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A few of the worshippers acknowledged people who got here to the church with out face masks had been turned again whereas those that might afford to purchase did so earlier than they had been allowed to enter the church.
The Parish Priest of St. John’s Catholic Church, Customs Maiduguri , Rev. Father Emmanule Yilar, stated he seen a drop in attendance attributing it to the present state of affairs, which has made peoples’ religion to drop.
He additionally knowledgeable his church council has determined to conduct kids’s mass on Saturday night to cease kids from over-crowding the church.
At St. Patrick Catholic Cathedral Church, Maiduguri, the state of affairs was fairly the identical.