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CAN Lauds El-Rufai For Reopening Worship Centres



The Coalition of Christians with Conscience (CCC) have expressed their dissatisfaction over the new Kaduna State Religious Preaching Regulation Law banning night vigil, Christmas Eve, Easter and New year eve celebration for Christians Kaduna.

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, in Kaduna State has commended the Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, for lifting the ban on worship centres in the state.

The Kaduna CAN’s Chairman, Rev. John Hayab, gave the commendation in a statement in Kaduna on Wednesday.

El-Rufai had in a broadcast on Tuesday lifted the restriction on religious gatherings and ordered that mosques and churches should allowed to open for worship on Sundays and Fridays only.

The statement read, “CAN wish to thank all those who obeyed government and health professionals guideline to help stop the spread of the virus during the 75 days lockdown.

“Now that we have been allowed to resume partial normal life activities, especially resuming church gatherings, CAN Kaduna State appeals to all faithful and the general public to show good and godly examples.

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“All worshippers should come with their face mask on during worship services. Churches should help to provide face mask for those who do not have and can not afford.

“Let’s make good use of our members who are medical workers for proper use of Infrared thermometer to measure the temperature of every worshipper.

“Our governor has challenged us to take personal responsibility. Therefore, CAN also appeal to all to take this personal responsibility challenge seriously.”

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