The Rivers state government today released new set of guidelines on how weddings will be done in the state. The state government gave out the new rules and regulation via a press statement and couples who default will be made to pay a sum of N10 million naira.
‘All Weddings/Marraiges have an attendance limit of 50 people. The names, addresses and phone number of all attendees made available with the application (To enable quick contact tracing if the need arises). Soap and running water has to be kept at the entrance to the venue in not less than three places while all attendees are to wear face masks and maintain social distancing of not less than 2 meters.
Church weddings are to be conducted between 9am and 12noon, while traditional weddings are to be conducted between 4pm and 7pm. A representative of the Ministry would be present to observe the event. A fine of N10,000,000 is to be paid by anyone that puts people at risk by breaking this regulation.”
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