The Council of Imams and Ulama, Kaduna State Chapter, has suspended the congregation Friday prayers and the five daily prayer…
Kaduna imams suspend Juma’at, five daily prayers
By our correspondent
The Council of Imams and Ulama, Kaduna State Chapter, has suspended the congregation Friday prayers and the five daily prayers whose population exceeded 20 persons until further notice due to the spread of coronavirus pandemic in the country.
A statement by the Secretary General of the council, Malam Yusuf on Tuesday in Kaduna advised all Juma’at mosques to suspend prayers until further notice.
The statement reads in part: “We advice all Juma’at Mosque and all five daily prayers whose population exceeds 20 to suspend congregational prayers until further notice.
“The Council insisted that this directive is in accordance with the teaching of Prophet Muhammad, may peace and mercy of Allah be upon him.”
Yusuf also urged Muslims to adhere strictly to all precautionary advice against the spread of the coronavirus in Nigeria.