Ogun State Police warns religious leaders against opening of worhsip centres
Ogun State Police Command has warned all religious leaders against opening of their worship centres as such act would be termed as disobedience to both the state and federal government directive.
In a statement released by the police public relations officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, he advised all religious leaders to comply with instructions towards combating the coronavirus pandemic as directed by the government.
‘‘It has come to the notice of Ogun State Police Command that some religious leaders in the state are preparing to open their various religious centers for people to converge in total disobedience to both the state and federal government directives,’’ the statement read.
‘‘The command hereby appeal to such religious leaders in both Islamic and Christian faith who may be having such intention to have a change of mind because the security agencies in the state will view such with all seriousness’’.
‘‘The command will not tolerate any act capable of undermining the determination of the state and federal government to fight the covid 19 pandemic to standstill.’’
‘‘The commissioner of police therefore wishes to use this medium to remind all religious leaders that the ban on all forms of gathering be it social or religious is still in force. He also admonished all and sundry to cooperate with the government in its efforts to make the state coronavirus free.’’