Lagos State has announced that theywould ask religious leaders to interrupt Juma’at and the church services.
Information Commissioner, Gbenga Omotoso, confirmed this at a briefing on Wednesday 18th Of March.
He saidreligious leaders are being told to close down services in the interest of the public.
“We are all aware that the Federal Government asked the National Youth Service Corps to shut down orientation camps; yesterday (Tuesday) the Commissioner for Home Affairs said there will be a meeting with religious leaders today (Wednesday).
“It is going to be suggested to them to maybe stop Friday and Sunday services – wherever we have large gatherings.
“Going by the new development, I am sure they will be advised to shut down the services in the interest of the public and all of us. I am sure they are going to comply”