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Kwara To Begin Juma'at Prayers On Friday

The Kwara State Council of Ulamau has announced the commencement of Jumat Prayers across the state beginning from this Friday.

This followed the approval of the Emir of Ilorin and Chairman Kwara State Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, as well as understandings from the COVID-19 technical Committee.

The Secretary of the state council of Ulamau, Hon. Justice Salihu Olohuntoyin Mohammed, in a statement issued today confirmed that the government has agreed in principle to fumigate Jumat mosques across the state in order to curtail the spread of coronavirus disease among worshippers.

As part of precautionary measures, "Council also accepted the use of face masks by all worshippers as well as two metres social and practical distancing must be strictly adhere to while observing all solat as well as Jumat service.

The statement added that worshippers should leave the mosques immediately after solat and proceed to their respective homes for other activities such as supplications and reading of the Holy Quran. "

Justice Salihu Olohuntoyin Mohammed Council however appealed for strict compliance with the laid down regulations in order to support the government's efforts in making Kwara State free from the COVID-19 disease.

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