Survivor  fund Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic Massive Recruitment for Academic and Non-Academic Staff  Yobe State SUBEB recruitment portal

No Church Service Must Operate Beyond An Hour — FG Sends Strong Warning To Religious Leaders

1 min


The Federal Government has said the duration for each church service must not be more than an hour, The PUNCH reports.
The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, stated this on Tuesday during a briefing in Abuja.
Aliyu while rolling out guidelines for the reopening of worship centres said, “Churches to open from 5am and close by 8pm.

“For churches, each service should be for a maximum of an hour with an interval of thirty minutes in between services to allow time for disinfection.”

Similarly, the national coordinator said Friday prayers in mosques should also not exceed one hour.

READ ALSO  BREAKING: 14 suspects of coronavirus flee quarantine centre

“Mosques may open 15 minutes before and ten minutes after prayers. The total time for Friday prayers should not exceed an hour.
“Islamiya schools, Sunday schools, night vigils, and children classes are to remain suspended.

“Worshippers should be encouraged to sign up for preferred worship and make the option of virtual service an option.

“There should be no gathering either or after worship and business outlets within the premises should remain closed,” he explained.


Like it? Share with your friends!

Jake Clifford

Jake Clifford is a Nigerian Born blogger and a fast growing Journalist, whose aim is to inform Nigerians with happening across Nigeria. Send story tips to him via [email protected] or

0 Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.