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Sit at home: Muslim Worshipers at Agege Central Mosque Attack Lagos COVID-19 Taskforce

The lockdown order by the Nigerian Government have really caused hard time for worshipers both Christians and Muslim, as they no longer go along with their worship as the used to.

Following the lockdown order , the Lagos State Government have also mandated a taskforce force team to monitor and enforce compliance against public gatherings.

This team were attacked by some Muslim worshipers at the age central mosque Lagos.

According to the leader of the Taskforce, Dr. Dolapo Fasawe, The taskforce team COVID-19, comprising of Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), Lagos Safety Commission and the Rapid Response Squad, saw the Muslim faithful observing their evening prayer (Solatul Eshai) in a large congregation, contrary to the directive on total lockdown to stem the tide of the COVID-19 pandemic in the State.

“However, a drama ensued when some of the Muslim youths sighted the team and became aggressive, unruly and started to attack the team. Others in the mosque, numbering about 300 rushed out chanting ALLAHU AKBAR and joined them in the attack by throwing stones at the vehicles. All entreaties to talk to the "Imam" failed as the youth were persistent. But the Police escort rose to the occasion by curbing further attacks and ensuring the safety of the team”

The leader of the team revealed that the Agency has been enjoying support and compliance from religious houses and was surprised that the congregation of a mosque that was visited last week could default and also attack government officials trying to enforce compliance.

The leader of the team promised to escalate the matter to appropriate quarters because such gathering should not be allowed to continue in the interest of all.

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