“As part of measures to protect residents from, and slow down the spread of the coronavirus disease, the Kaduna State Government is restricting religious services, social events and all large gatherings,” the state authorities stated on Friday.
“While no case of Covid-19 has been reported in the state so far, the government has a duty to work with all our leaders and residents of our state to jointly ensure that everything is done to reduce the chance of the disease taking root and spreading in the state,” it added.
Authorities suggested Muslim clerics “not to hold Juma’at services today” and in addition suggested, “other means of worship and fellowship should be adopted in much smaller numbers of not more than 10 persons, for now.”
Nigeria, like many different nations on this planet, is attempting to cease the unfold of the virus. Nigeria has since confirmed 12 constructive circumstances and all are nonetheless below medical care.
The Nigerian authorities have put in place measures to cease the unfold of the virus together with social distancing, self-isolation, closure of faculties.
Three airports within the nation have additionally been shutdown.