Delta State Government has struck a deal with religious leaders to enforce social distancing in worship centres across the state.
The Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, disclosed this in Asaba while briefing journalists on the outcome of meetings between the State Task Force on COVID-19, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and Muslim groups in the state.
He said the state government was concerned about the health of Deltans and had directed that not more than 50 persons should be allowed in worship centres across the state.
In his remark, Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Delta State Chapter, Apostle Sylvanus Okorote, said the meeting was all about control and prevention because the pandemic had no cure for now.
Also speaking, leader of the Muslim community in the state, Alhaji Auwalu Tukur, thanked Governor. Ifeanyi Okowa for his proactive steps in leading the state and assured that decisions reached at the meeting would be implemented to the latter to ensure that the virus did not spread to the state.