CAN mulls suspension of Sunday worship, weddings in Benue

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Covid-19: CAN mulls suspension of Sunday worship, weddings in Benue

The Benue branch of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has recommended the suspension of all Sunday worship and wedding activities in the state as a proactive measure against the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.

In a message by its state chairman, Rev. Akpen Leva, on Thursday in Makurdi, the association appealed to churches to comply with the recommendation to curtail the spread of the pandemic.

Leva said the recommended suspension would take effect from April 1 and enjoined all churches to cooperate.

The message titled “The Reality of Covid-19: A call for strict compliance”, the association appealed to proprietors of mission-based schools to adhere to the directive for the closure of schools by the state government.

“It has become very pertinent for me to address you today concerning the reality of COVID-19 Pandemic which has brought the world to unavoidable panic.

“The rate at which it is spreading, therefore, calls for real collaboration and unity of…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper