Nigerian muslim leaders have come together to act on the directive of closing down public places to stop the further spread of coronavirus in Nigeria.
With the country recording 42 cases, Nafiu Baba Ahmed, who is the general seceretary of the Supreme Council for Shariah in Nigeria has followed the directive of closing down worship centres in the country which is mostly occupied by people around the world and could be an epicentre if care is not taken.
The move is a bid to rid the country and the world off the ruthless coronavirus which has affected people worldwide.
After due consultation, the Council is hereby calling on all Muslim faithful to abide by the instruction, until counter-notice is issued by the government,” the council said.
“While praying Allah to relieve the country of this pandemic and others yet known, we call on all Muslims to be law-abiding and adhere to all precautionary measures against the pandemic.”