The federal government of Nigeria on Tuesday, May 19, urged all Muslims to remain in their homes during the celebration of Eid Al-Fitr.
This directive was given by Sani Aliyu, the national coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 during a briefing on Tuesday, May 19, in Abuja.
Aliyu stated that the federal government will avoid all decisions that will worsen the situation of coronavirus in the country.
He stated: “The eid celebration is an important milestone that we urge our Muslim brothers and sisters to observe in the safety of their homes.
“We’ve to make sure that whatever decision we make, we do not drag ourselves back to the beginning of the pandemic.”