Niger State Conducts Juma'at Prayers In Spite Of Confirmed Two Coronavirus Cases

The Niger state government has lifted the ban placed on congregational Friday Prayer (Juma’at) for today Friday, 17th April, 2020.

The state government in a statement released this morning, said the Juma’at Prayer is expected to hold between 11am to 3pm under strict observance of all the precautionary measures, using hand sanitizers, face masks, hand washing facilities (soap, and water), maintaining social distancing and avoiding contact base greetings.

”The sermon and prayers are to be conducted within thirty minutes; Muslims are advised to adhere strictly to the precautionary measures taken by Government on the containment of coronavirus pandemic in the State.”the statement read in part

The lockdown however continues immediately after the Juma’at Prayers.

Niger state has two confirmed case of COVID19. 

Niger State Conducts Juma'at Prayers In Spite Of Confirmed Two Coronavirus Cases
Niger State Conducts Juma'at Prayers In Spite Of Confirmed Two Coronavirus Cases

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