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COVID-19: Ekiti Committee to Work out Modalities on Reopening of Worship Centres

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has set up a committee to work out modalities on the reopening of worship centres.

Represented by the Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, Dr Fayemi emphasized that his administration would not do anything to jeopardize the safety and health of worshippers in opening churches and mosques.

The Committee, which has one week to submit its report, had members from the government side to include Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr. Mojisola Yaya-Kolade; Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Mr. Foluso Daramola; Commissioner for Special Duties, Alhaji Ayodele Jinadu; the Head of Service, Mrs. Peju Babafemi and Director General, Office of Transformation, Strategy and Delivery, Professor Mobolaji Aluko.

Christian leaders on the committee include the state CAN Chairman,  Reverend Father Peter Olowolafe, PFN Chairman, Bishop Clement Abifade and Reverend Joshua Orikogbe while the Muslim leaders in the Committee include the state President of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Yakubu Sanni, Alhaji Hamed  Abdulsalami and Professor Musa Abdul Raheem.

Oriola Afolabi

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