The Katsina State government has approved the relaxation of the COVID-19 lockdown for religious gatherings in the State.
The state goveror, Aminu Masari instructed that Muslim faithfuls are allowed to observe Friday congregational prayers in the State henceforth.
He made this known in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government,Alhaji Mustapha Inuwa.
Masari also lifted the ban on Church services every Sunday, as well as inter local government travel across the state. He, however, advised residents to strictly obey health guidelines by wearing facemasks and observing physical distancing to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus.
The Governor added that the new decision was to enable Muslim and Christian faithful observe their religious activities.