Nigerian Islamic Leaders Set To Close Down All Mosque Amid Coronavirus Outbreak In Nigeria

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter

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.

READ ALSO: Jomo Sono, The Man Who Left His Wife On Their Wedding Day To Go And Score Winning Goals For His Team And Returned To Continue His Wedding

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.

READ ALSO: Shatta Wale Ready To Rock The World With Faith Concert In April

The move is a bid to rid the country and the world off the ruthless coronavirus which has affected people worldwide.

READ ALSO: Drake Shows Off Insane Range Of Sneakers In Quarantine

He said;

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.”

More to explore