PTF Chairman Goes Spiritual Over Covid-19 Pandemic
Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 Control, Boss Mustapha attended a service in Abuja which was aimed at seeking God’s intervention to put end to the spread of the virus.
The program which was a three-day prayer and fasting session organized by the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) was with the theme: “O Lord, heal our land of COVID-19 Pandemic” came to an end yesterday.
Mustapha called on the leaders of the church to always teach their congregation the truth about the pandemic and how they can stay safe for their families and communities, adding that: “COVID-19 is real”.
Mustapha who is Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) said the pandemic had come to stay.
He admonished that people should endeavour to adhere to the guidelines given to curtail the virus.
Mustapha said the national response that the government has put in place was intended to protect Nigerians.
The Executive Secretary of NIREC, Reverend Cornelius Omonokhua noted that the interdenominational prayers aligned with the duty of NIREC to support the efforts of the Federal Government.
General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Joseph Daramola urged the PTF to review and increase the timing of worship, adding that the one hour that was given is not enough.
He admonished Christians to adhere to government protocols on COVID-19 and always pray no matter the situation for God to continue to intervain and put an end to COVID-19.
Many religious leaders led prayer sessions against the pandemic and for peace in the country