Easter celebration is here again and Christians are about to celebrate the death and resurrection of their savior Jesus Christ. Last year’s Easter celebration was disrupted due to the outbreak of the Covi-19 virus pandemic. This year 2021 has not been different as the world is still fighting the Covid-19 virus and recovering from some economic losses.
The government of Ghana laid out some safety measures to fight the Covid-19 virus and one of the measures was no religious activities should exceed 2 hours meaning Churches, mosques and other religious bodies have only 2 hours for their service.
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As Christians are about to celebrate Easter, the Ghana Police has released a press statement reminding the various religious bodies who engage in the Easter celebration to adhere to the safety measures ruled out by the President of the Republic of Ghana.
The press release stated that the Ghana Police has strategies its security enforcement regarding religious activities in the upcoming Easter celebrations. Churches, Mosques, and other religious bodies are expected not to hold religious services for more than 2 hours and should practice the 1-meter social distance. Nose masks should be warned after and during services and washing of hands should also be practiced.
In conclusion, the Ghana Police took the opportunity to wish all Ghanaians a happy Easter. The statement was signed by Mrs. Sheila Kessie Abayie-Buckman the Superintendent of Police, Director of Public Affairs.
Read the full statement below: