BREAKING: Lagos Moves to Stop Church, Mosque Services

Lagos state government has said it will ask religious leaders to stop church service on Sunday and Mosques (Juma’at) on Friday.

Information Commissioner Gbenga Omotoso stated this on Wednesday in a briefing.

He said that religious leaders will be advised to shut down services in the public interest.

He said this a few hours after Lagos registered its seventh coronavirus case.

“We all know that the Federal Government has asked the National Youth Service Corps to close orientation camps Nationwide; yesterday (Tuesday) the Commissioner for Internal Affairs said there will be a meeting with religious leaders today (Wednesday).

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“It will be suggested that they stop Friday and Sunday services – wherever we have large meetings.

“Going into the new development, I am sure that they will be advised to close the services in the interest of the public and all of us. I’m sure they will comply, ”said Omotosho.

Details coming soon …


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