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COVID-19 third wave: FCT Minister issues new directives to Imams, others at Sallah

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The Federal Capital Territory Administration has issued a brand new directives for the Eid-El-Kabir celebrations following the upsurge within the coronavirus infections within the nation.

The Hon. Minister of the FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, gave the directives in an announcement launched by his Chief Press Secretary, Anthony Ogunleye.

Bello famous that the brand new directives was given so as to curtail the unfold of the virus because the nation battles a 3rd wave.

He additionally urged Imams to make sure that sermons are quick in order that prayers don’t exceed one hour.

“Following the upcoming Eid-El-Kabir celebrations within the FCT; all Eid prayers within the FCT are to be held within the open areas at Jumaat Mosques in addition to the Nationwide Eid Floor.

“The holding capability of Eid grounds needs to be diminished to 50% to make sure bodily/social distancing.

“Imams ought to make sure that sermons are quick in order that prayers don’t exceed one hour.

“All parks and leisure grounds and services shall stay closed all through the festive interval.

“Worshippers are enjoined to stick to all preventive measures of carrying face masks, fixed hand washing and bodily distancing,” the assertion mentioned.

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