BY DAYO ADESULU
President Muhammadu Buhari and the 36 governors of the federation have reached an agreement of meeting certain criteria before worship centres and other social centres could be reopened.
A major thrust of the agreement is that gatherings in mosques or churches and the observance of Eid-el-Fitr prayers will not exceed 50 people at a time.
Muslims are also not expected to go to any praying ground but they can use a neighbourhood mosque with only 50 worshippers.
“The 36 governors had presented a five points request to the president for endorsed in easing the lockdown across the country.
The five-point request includes a restriction on inter-state movements.
Secondly, there should be internal relaxation of stay-at-home order within a time frame.
It agreed and recommended that there should be compulsory wearing of masks.
Also, it was suggested that during a public gathering, be it social, political or religious must not exceeding 50.
They added that governors must increase testing so that they could be more accurate.