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Muslims shun COVID-19 protocols at Bauchi praying grounds




Regardless of appeals by Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State to the individuals of his State to look at COVID-19 protocols, Muslims in Bauchi, the state capital, have flouted them, trooping out of their numbers to look at the 2 Rakaah Eid-el-Fitr prayers.


Mohammed had, in his goodwill message to mark this yr’s celebration, warned individuals of the hazards of contracting COVID-19 and urged them to look at security protocols like carrying face masks, hand washing and social-distancing.

“The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be round. I, due to this fact, attraction to you all to proceed to look at the protocols of social distancing, carrying of facemasks and washing your arms wherever the necessity arises. You also needs to endeavour to take the vaccine towards the pandemic,” the governor admonished.

Nevertheless, DAILY POST noticed that not like final yr, the place there was strict compliance to COVID-19 protocols on the praying grounds, the story will not be the identical this yr.

On the Video games Village praying floor, majority of the trustworthy shunned all COVID-19 protocols. There was no social-distancing amongst them as they stood shoulder-to-shoulder to look at the prayers led by Malam Idris.

It was additionally noticed that there was no handv Powashing station at any of the entry factors to the bottom whereas individuals additionally didn’t use facemasks.

The story remained the identical on the central eid praying floor at Kofar Eid space of Bauchi metropolis, the place the Chief Imam of Bauchi, Alhaji Ahmed Baban Inna, led the prayer.

Mohammed led prime authorities functionaries, together with commissioners, advisers, everlasting secretaries, politicians, amongst others, together with the Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwanu Suleiman Adamu, to wish on the central eid praying floor.

It was noticed {that a} handful of trustworthy, together with the Governor and Emir Adamu, wore their facemasks within the gathering. Social-distancing was strictly noticed on the row the place the Governor and the Emir stood in addition to different dignitaries’.

Prayers for Nigeria’s peace and improvement had been supplied in addition to for its leaders in any respect ranges.

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Muslims shun COVID-19 protocols at Bauchi praying grounds

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