Friday, 10 April 2020

Order on Social Distancing still enforced in C'River, Religious gatherings inclusive

Ukorebi Esien 

The government of Cross River State has insisted that the Social Distancing order in the state still enforced, calling on citizens to disregard romours that the order has been relaxed. 

The statement which was contained in a press release signed by the Special Adviser to the governor, Media and publicity, Christian Ita reads in full: 

Press Release

The office of the Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to the Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has discovered once again that some unscrupulous persons have issued a statement purported to have emanated from me to the effect that churches are now permitted to hold services with a congregation of 50 worshippers in attendance.

This is therefore, to clarify that at no time did I issue such a statement hence it should be totally disregarded.

I wish to reiterate that the Social Distancing policy and no masks no movement policy of His Excellency is still very much in force.

It is clear that certain elements are out to undermine His Excellency, Governor Ben Ayade's well thought out efforts at preventing the spread of COVID-19 into Cross River.


Christian Ita

Special Adviser, Media, and Publicity to Governor