By Ayodele Oluwafemi
Authorities of the National Mosque, Abuja, have indefinitely suspended daily prayers within the facility.
It also put on hold every form of gathering in the mosque with immediate effect.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by the management, on Monday,
The management of the mosque also called for cooperation and understanding of worshippers and the general public.
Part of the statement reads, “In view of the current health issue i.e. COVID 19 crisis, the National Mosque Management has decided to suspend the Five Daily Congregational and Jum’ah Prayers, gatherings and other activities in the Mosque and its environs.
“The Open Space Market and Restaurants attached to the Mosque are also to be closed.
“This takes effect from today, Monday 23rd March, 2020 till further notice.”