Eid-el-Kabir: FG tasks Muslims on COVID-19 Protocols


Boss Mustapha, SGF, in a statement said “This naturally comes with lots of mass gatherings but we must not forget that the guidelines are still in existence and the virus is very potent.

“We urge all state governments to ensure that guidelines are adhered to and citizens should not indulge in activities that would allow for the spread of the virus and lives are endangered,”

“Fortunately, as a precautionary measure, the PTF had earlier arranged that all journalists covering its activities should be tested by the NCDC,”

“As we progress, however, the PTF might consider restructuring the mode of delivering some of its activities, relying more on technology, to minimise the risks associated with avoidable physical contacts,”

“On the African continent, the cumulative total for Africa has risen to 773, 804 including 16,448 fatalities.

“Nigeria, with 38,344 cases account for about five per cent of the Africa’s numbers. Similarly, Nigeria, with 813 deaths accounts for five per cent of fatalities in the continent.

“The message of hope is that the world continues to close its ranks in the search for a vaccine in a manner designed to guarantee rapid, fair, and equitable access worldwide,”