Borno Govt, Islamic Clerics Agree To Hold Eid Prayers Amid Coronavirus

Babagana Zulum
Babagana Zulum

The Borno state government has approved congregational meetings for the Eid-El-Fitr Prayers to mark the end of Ramadan Fast this weekend, amid the Coronavirus pandemic.

This was revealed in a statement released by Alhaji Umar Kadafur, Borno Deputy Governor and Chairman of the High Powered Committee on Borno State Covid-19.

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In the statement, the Eid prayers are to hold between the hours of 8am- 10am with strict observance of COVID-19 guidelines.

The committee chairman urged people with chronic medical conditions and those above 60 years of age not to participate in the congregational prayer sessions.


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