Covid-19: Ogun Task Force Disperse Muslim Faithful

The Ogun State enforcement task force on non-gathering for Prevention of covid-19 has dispersed some residents of Abeokuta for violation of the state government order against gatherings above twenty persons and above.

More than twenty-five Muslim faithful had converged on Najomo Mosques at car wash Area in Adatan to observe the jumat prayers against the warnings of the league of Imams and Alfas and the state Government to avoid such gathering.

The Imam of the Mosque who is also a lawyer, Alhaji Moshood Taiwo told the task force that they were only fifteen in the mosque when he commenced sermon.

The Wakheel of Muslims in Yorubaland, Edo and Delta State, Alhaji Iskeel Lawal who was with the enforcement team described the Imam’s action as clear violation of the law and the Islamic faith.

The commander of the task force, Chief Superintendent of Police, Mr. Toyin Afolaogun, after dispersing the congregation said no stone would be left unturned to ensure the health of the public is secured.

Wale Oloukun

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