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COVID-19 Lockdown: Why Lagos Govt Sealed Off Agege Central Mosque

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The Lagos state government has sealed off the Agege Central Mosque after some worshippers attacked members of the taskforce monitoring the compliance with ban on large gatherings.

Politics Nigeria reports that the officials were reportedly attacked while trying to ensure compliance with the ban.

“The Lagos State COVID-19 Taskforce, mandated by LASG to monitor and enforce compliance against public gatherings exceeding 25 people, was on Tuesday attacked by some Muslim worshippers at the Agege Central Mosque,” the Lagos state official handle had tweeted.

However, in a statement on Thursday, Gboyega Akosile, Chief Press Secretary to the governor of Lagos, said the mosque was disinfected after it was shut.

COVID-19 Lockdown: Why Lagos Govt Sealed Off Agege Central Mosque

 

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