The Executive Governor of Cross River State, His Excellency Ben Ayade, has lifted the ban on church gatherings, he ordered that worship centres must wear face masks and only occupy sitting capacity of such centre.
Special Adviser, Media & Publicity, Mr Christian made the information available to Vanguard.
He said:” We are very grateful to the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Archbishops, Bishops, Priests, Pastors, Christians of various denominations.
“We are also grateful for the entire Muslim community for their support and cooperation during the period of suspension of public worship in our state in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak
“We acknowledge the understanding and cooperation of religious leaders contributed immensely in keeping our State Coronavirus Free thus far.
“However, conscious of the Spiritual Economy, and in response to appeals by religious leaders in our state, His Excellency has issued the following executive orders: The order suspending public worship in the state, is hereby lifted with effect from Sunday, May 24th, 2020.