#covid19 Lockdown: Govt Arrests Imam of Gwammaja Mosque for holding Juma’at prayer

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Security Operatives in Kano State has Arrest the Imam of Gwammaja Mosque for holding Juma’at prayer, in spite of a lockdown order issued to curb the spread of Coronavirus.

The Kano State government has ordered a total lockdown in the state for seven days after four cases of COVID-19 were confirmed, starting from Thursday 16th April.

The Imam defied the lockdown order and reportedly held Friday congregational prayer at the mosque.

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The Arrest of the Imam was confirmed by
Governor Ganduje’s media aide, Salihu Yakasai through his Twitter Handle.;

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He tweeted;
The Imam of Gwammaja Mosque that performed Friday Prayers today in Kano despite the lockdown order has been arrested. The lockdown was with the full blessings of all the Imams in the State from the different islamic sects. The only way to enforce social distancing is lockdown.

Kano government arrests Imam for holding Juma?at prayer amid Coronavirus lockdown

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