COVID-19: Adamawa Government Bans Gathering of More Than 50 People


Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has banned all social gatherings in the State until further notice.

In a statement released on Tuesday by his Press Secretary, Mr. Humwashi Wonosikou, in Yola, Fintiri gave the directive.

He cautioned that COVID-19 is true and that it’s a global health issue.

”I am highly disappointed over the lack of strict adherence to the COVID-19 protocols and measures to reduce transmission of the virus.

“The measures, include advocacy of behaviours like wearing of face masks, social distancing, washing of hands, and restrictions on public gatherings.

“Therefore, I am reminding the people of the state that the guidelines on the restriction of movement issued in March 2020, is still in force.

“All social gatherings of more than 50 people at this time is also still in force,” Fintiri said.

He said that hospitality businesses such as clubs, cinema halls, event centres, conferences and congresses, and other similar gatherings with a population beyond 100 remained banned.

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