The Lagos State Government, yesterday banned all religious gathering with over 50 people within the state, and the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has now reacted to the move.
The decision was arrived at after a meeting of the Lagos State Government with religious bodies in the state, The PUNCH reports.
The religious bodies include the Christian Association of Nigeria and Muslim leaders.
The state Commissioner for Information, Mr Gbenga Omotosho announced this hours after the eight case of Coronavirus was recorded in the country.
The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has now reacted to the move by the state government, directing their branches to comply with the new directive.
In a memo on Wednesday evening signed by the Assistant General Overseer in charge of Administration and Personnel, Pastor J.F Odesola, and directed to all Pastors in Charge of Regions and Province in Lagos and Ogun, the Church directed all Churches with less than 50 members to continue normal Church services in line with the directive from the States Government.
However, Churches with more than 50 members were directed to refer members to their various House Fellowship while only those who can have multiple services of not more than 50 members at once should hold such.
The Church also directed all members to now tune to the Church dedicated Television Channel called Dove TV for worship and sermons accordingly.
See the circular released by the church below;
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