30 December 2020 By Remi Johnson
The Federal Capital Territory Administration has encouraged churches in the territory to adhere strictly to the COVID-19 protocols during the crossover night service.
Head, Media and Public Enlightenment of FCT COVID-19 Task Force,Comrade Ikharo Attah, gave the advice while briefing Journalists in Abuja.
Attah urged church leaders to obey government’s directives to avert the spread of COVID-19.
According to him, a combined team of the Task Force will go round to monitor compliance during the service.
Attah stressed the need for worshippers to support the decision of Government to promote the progress and development of the territory.
“As enforcement team that takes directive from FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello and the Commissioner of Police, FCT Command, we are working in collaboration with leaders of the Christian Association of Nigeria at all levels and the league of Imams.We have discussed with religious leaders on the need to obey the COVID-19 protocols…they should put on their face mask, provide washing hand points and keep physical distancing”.
Attah, who said that worship centres should not be overcrowded, appealed to worshippers to join online services, as
defaulters would be prosecuted