Ekiti Considers Reopening of Churches, Schools as Normal Activities Resume

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The Ekiti State Government under the leadership of Governor Kayode Fayemi, has declared Monday as resumption of activities in the state.

Amidst COVID-19 outbreak, the Governor has said with effect from the 1st of June (Monday) the resumption of business activities in the state.

Businesses will open from Monday to Friday around 6am to 8pm daily.

The effect also includes the resumption of duty of public officers from Grade Level 8 and above in the state, while those on GL 7 and below are to still observe “stay-at-home” order.

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Fayemi during a live broadcast on Sunday stated that efforts and consultations are also ongoing to reopen public places of worship and schools in the state.

However, the dusk-to-dawn curfew will remain unchanged from 8pm to 5:59am daily.

On the resumption of schools, the governor noted that the Committee set up to appraise protocols, conditions, resources and modalities for schools reopening had concluded its work.

Also on the reopening of markets and places of worship, the governor affirmed that the institutions concerned will adhere to specific policies laid down by the government to curtail the spread of coronavirus.

Ekiti has recorded over 20 cases of Coronavirus, 16 recoveries and 2 recorded deaths so far.

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