Nigeria Curtails Eid Festivities as Covid-19 Cases Rise

In light of the Covid-19 pandemic and the rise in positive cases to over 41,000, the government is urging governors to cancel all Eid-El-Kabir festivities in their respective states, while some governors are advocating for prayer in open spaces. Meanwhile, travellers are breaking the rules laid down by the government on overseas travel and many citizens in cities and town are not practising social distancing  at churches, mosques and other social gatherings, as the rising number of cases attest.

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Eid al Kabir restrictions have been placed by the Nigerian government (File photo).

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