“This has not been the best of times for us as a people and as a nation. Ditto for the global community” he said.
Activities enjoyed during fasting periods like this such as the social gathering- eating of the Iftar meal (meal shared together everyday and every evening after breaking their fast) the Tafsir gathering to listen to Quran recitation would all be affected due to the lockdown across the nation.
He advised his fellow Muslims to observe all the guidelines stiputated by the Governor of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC).
According to him, the guidelines were for the best of the people as it aimed at stemming the spread of the virus and it is also in accordance with the teaching of the Noble Prophet Mohammed (SWT) during plague seasons such as the Coronaviris pandemic.
He urged Muslim faithfuls to pray for the country at this difficult moment when the Covid- 19 has paralyzed every aspect of our social lives so that God can put Nigeria on the path of renewal and prosperity.