The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Wednesday restated that night clubs in the capital city remain shut.
It said all religious and social gatherings remain limited to 50 per cent of the hall capacity.
It urged worship centers planning New Year eve religious activities, popularly called “crossover night” to adhere strictly to the recommended COVID-19 preventive measures and health guidelines.
Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the FCT Minister on Monitoring, Inspection and Enforcement, Ikharo Attah, told journalists that the surge in new cases of COVID-19 was alarming.
He said the ban on nightclubs and other social gatherings remains in force.
He disclosed that on December 26 alone, the city recorded an alarmingly disturbing 806 new cases.
Attah noted that 80 new cases were recorded in the nation’s capital on Tuesday.
According to him, FCT ministers had met with religious leaders and other stakeholders.
He appealed to religious leaders and residents to ensure complete compliance with all the COVID-19 guidelines issued by the Health and Human Services Secretariat.
An enforcement team, he said, would be mobilised to to monitor compliance.