Anambra suspends lockdown, reopens churches, Markets

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano

The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano has suspended the coronavirus lockdown restrictions imposed on the state and has instructed churches to commence full activities, Punch reports.

Recently this evening, Obiano announced that markets are likely to reopen next week and churches will be able to resume full activities, but added that worshippers must wear face masks and observe the World Health Organisation’s guidelines during services.

He further added that movement within the state is not restricted but state boundaries remain closed.

“All food and household goods markets are to open with immediate effect,” Obiano he explained.

“I will meet with market leaders on Monday (27th April) for further discussion. A decision on reopening schools and offices will be announced soon.”

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