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The Borno State Government has pledged to rebuff three Imams for spurning the COVID-19 lockdown request by holding Friday congregational petitions.

Official for Home Affairs, Information and Culture, Babakura Abba Jatau expressed that holding congregational Friday petitions presented admirers to dangers of spreading COVID-19 in the State.

Jatau, who is an individual from the State’s High Powered Response Team on COVID-19, talked during a day by day preparation at the State’s Government House in Maiduguri, Borno State.

The Commissioner said the three Islamic Scholars had been accounted for to Shehu of Borno and the Chief Imam preliminary to other correctional measures to be embraced.

As indicated by Jatau: “It is crippling to reveal to you that three Islamic Scholars (names retained) today abused the all out lockdown runs by directing Juma’at supplications in their particular mosques in the city.

“The violators have been angled out and would confront the full rage of the law.”

The Commissioner additionally evaluated the lockdown order, focusing on that bread, kosai, frosted squares, and unadulterated water merchants were allowed to work from 4pm.

“As a feature of proceeded with audit of lockdown quantifies, the powerful reaction group has reported that a window of 4pm has been took into account dealers of bread, sachet water, frosted squares and nearby nourishments – kosai, masa and shayi, to address the issues of fasting residents who may require nourishment for iftar,” Jatau said.

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