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Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by gidoskiaustino(m): 1:36pm On Mar 28, 2020
The Cross River State government on Saturday banned all religious gatherings of more than five persons in the state.

The ban was revealed in a statement by the Senior Special Adviser to the Governor on Religious Matters, Rev. Fr. Bob Etta, in Calabar.

It was sequel to the directive of Gov. Ben Ayade and the resolution of the state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)

Etta said that religious leaders should show commitment to the safety and well being of their followers, adding that this should be demonstrated on Sunday, March 29.

“The Church is not the physical building but the people. Though, our doors will be closed our hearts are with God. Families are encouraged to hold their devotions at home.

“As a people of Faith, let us storm the heavens with our Prayers and may God Hear us, Amen. A task force will be going round the state to monitor compliance as any Church caught in worship will be sealed,” he said.

It would be recalled that Cross River has yet to record any case of coronavirus disease, but was taking measures to forestall it.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.vanguardngr.com/2020/03/covid-19-cross-river-bans-religious-gatherings-of-more-than-5-persons/amp/

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Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by GeneralPula: 1:46pm On Mar 28, 2020
Ok
Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by Octopusssy(f): 1:46pm On Mar 28, 2020
Lol. Wetin we no go see for this Covik1-9 matter grin

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Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by DModeCntStopMe: 1:46pm On Mar 28, 2020
shocked

5 people? shocked

They should have said they were banning it outrightly

May God see us all through in this trying time

And after this, you all should have a sober reflection about your lives, amend your ways and draw close to God

And woe betide thee who says there is no God

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Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by peter6441(m): 1:46pm On Mar 28, 2020
5. Hmmmn
Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by godwinstringed1(m): 1:47pm On Mar 28, 2020
undecided

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Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by Looooooo: 1:47pm On Mar 28, 2020
Wgy

Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by cjudy(m): 1:47pm On Mar 28, 2020
lipsrsealed
My Concern is:
Where are the EFCC Officials? Are they not going to arrest yahoo boys again as usual?

Where are the Sars? When are you guys going to harras the innocent youth again?

Our darling president, please when are you going to China, UK and Germany?

Corona Don humble all of Una. Initial gra gra no good.

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Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by Oyinlade07(m): 1:47pm On Mar 28, 2020
good measures
Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by ivolt: 1:47pm On Mar 28, 2020
Not enough.
All gatherings must be banned.

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Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by Drajah(m): 1:47pm On Mar 28, 2020
grin grin grin
Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by AroOkigbo(m): 1:47pm On Mar 28, 2020
Good one. ..those who aren't informed wouldn't know how devastating this corona virus pandemic can be.
May God heal our world.

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Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by nurez305(m): 1:48pm On Mar 28, 2020
Just say you want to ban all religious activities in the state instead of saying 5 people cheesy

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Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by Chronicle222: 1:48pm On Mar 28, 2020
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Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by lekan3531(m): 1:48pm On Mar 28, 2020
Omo IYA mi indirectly no garthering shud hold.

Heavenly Father pls hear our cry o Lord..

This pain is too much

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Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by Pasprof27(m): 1:48pm On Mar 28, 2020
People having marriage ceremony at this period are lucky ooo.
There won't be anything like THEY ARE TOO STINGY, CAN'T EVEN PREPARE COMMON RICE.
Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by mrwonlasewonie: 1:49pm On Mar 28, 2020
I know some sturborn goats that will still go


There are some children of perdition in my neighborhood that always constitute noise pollution


They won't keep their prayers to themselves.they must let everyone know they're praying and showcase their holiness with their sttupp1d loud speaker chanting alahu Akbar


Awon CEO of noise pollution.alakori gbogbo

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Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by Jimiyung(m): 1:49pm On Mar 28, 2020
Just ban all gatherings. What is the point of not more than 5 people.

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Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by nairalanduseles: 1:50pm On Mar 28, 2020
Watch them fanatics


Sharing diseases
Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by medTechworld(f): 1:50pm On Mar 28, 2020
E DON DEY HAPPEN OH!
Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by MyVILLAGEpeople(m): 1:50pm On Mar 28, 2020
grin grin cheesy
Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by seunlayi(m): 1:51pm On Mar 28, 2020
This is getting more harsher
Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by seunlayi(m): 1:51pm On Mar 28, 2020
Jimiyung:
Just ban all gatherings. What is the point of not more than 5 people.
lol
Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by AhlexOfficial(m): 1:51pm On Mar 28, 2020
Med oh
Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by okejoshua2201(m): 1:51pm On Mar 28, 2020
Some families are even more than a dozen...
Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by todaynewsreview: 1:51pm On Mar 28, 2020
Hmmmmmm.....



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Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by jonadaft: 1:52pm On Mar 28, 2020
Joke...
Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by Nobody: 1:53pm On Mar 28, 2020
Jimiyung:
Just ban all gatherings. What is the point of not more than 5 people.

Why don’t they just tell us we can’t live together as a family...a lot of family in Nigeria are more than 5...

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Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by xcabczyxabczzzz: 1:53pm On Mar 28, 2020
peter6441:
5. Hmmmn
I thought when 2 or 3 are gather the lord is with them.

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Re: Cross River Government Bans Religious Gathering Of More Than 5 People by Mizwisdom(f): 1:54pm On Mar 28, 2020
sad

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