Governor El-Rufai in a state broadcast said as from Wednesday, June 10, 2020, the quarantine order will be amended to permit a significant reopening of the state, adding that restriction of intra-state movement is lifted, subject to a night-time curfew of 8pm to 5am.
He added that Public servants will be summoned back to work in phases to be announced by the Head of Service, adding that this next step of staying safe while pursuing socio-economic activities will be left strictly in the hands of each individual.
Subject to compliance with safe reopening protocols, businesses can reopen, with the provision of thermometers for temperature checks, sanitizers or hand washing equipment and physical distancing measures within all facilities. Working hours will be 9am to 3pm daily,” he stated.
Church services will be allowed only on Sundays and Mosques will be allowed to conduct only Friday Juma’at prayers for the time being, subject to compliance with the safety stipulations in the guidelines. Supermarkets and providers of personal services such as hairdressing and barbing salons can reopen,” the Governor explained.