Ayade said that aware of the spiritual economy and in response to calls from state religious leaders, it was necessary to suspend the suspension of public worship.
“The order to suspend public worship in the state is lifted with effect from Sunday, May 24, 2020.
“Consequently, as of Sunday, May 24, 2020, church services are allowed, but they must be limited to the church's seating capacity, the same applies to mosques.
“The use of masks is mandatory for all worshipers, churches and mosques must provide buckets for washing hands or disinfectants.
"Hereby, churches and mosques are advised to strictly follow instructions, as the inspection team will continue to verify compliance" he said.
Governor Ayade thanked Christians of various denominations and the entire Muslim community for their support and cooperation during the period of suspension of public worship in the state after the outbreak of COVID-19.
He added that the understanding and cooperation of religious leaders has contributed immensely to keeping the state COVID-19 free so far