Eid-el-Fitri: Clerics, doctors worry over reopening of congregational prayers

Sat May 23rd, 2020 - Nationwide

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has postponed till next week Wednesday, its daily press conference in which it updates Nigerians on latest developments in the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

The federal government had declared Monday, May 25 and Tuesday, May 26 as public holidays to enable Muslims observe the Eid-el-Fitri celebrations.

The postponement, which was communicated through a terse message from the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) in the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Willie Bassey, read: “Important notice: In view of the Sallah celebrations, the briefing has been postponed to Wednesday next week.”




source: Guardian