Covid 19: Read Justice Orire’s take on lockdown

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Muslims in Kwara State have been called upon to strictly adhere to the stay at home and lock down directive of both state and federal government to save them against the global covid nineteen pandemic.

The Chairman, Muslim Stakeholders Association , Justice AbdulKadir Orire gave this indication while speaking with newsmen this Afternoon.

He described the suspension of religious congregation as a way of safeguarding the health of the citizens against the covid nineteen disease which has killed about fifty thousand people across the world.

Justice Orire who is also the Serikin Malami of Ilorin Emirate reminded Islamic religion leaders not to go against the constituted authorities noting that, the sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad discouraged arrogance and disobedience to their respective leaders.

The Serikin Malami of Ilorin explained that Islam forbids congregational worship if it will threaten the lives of Muslim Ummah which is present situation of deadly coronavirus diseases.

On the palliative measures announced by the Kwara state government, justice Orire tasked the committee to perform their duty with equity and fear of Allah .

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