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Buhari Lauds Nigerians For Understanding On COVID-19 Guidelines

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The President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday applauded Nigerians for their understanding over the restrictions imposed on them to curb the spread of Covid-19.

He said the guidelines were necessitated by the need to safeguard public health and not an infringement on rights to freedom. He also commended the sacrifices of Muslims and Christians in abiding to the Covid-19 guidelines for the good society.

Buhari made the call in his Eid-el-Kabir message through his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.

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Shehu qouted Buhari as saying, “The preventive guidelines we have introduced to contain the spread of this deadly disease have unfortunately limited people’s freedom to gather and worship in large numbers in mosques and churches.

“Every measure that has been introduced to contain this disease may have its unintended consequences on the daily lives of our people, and I, therefore, call on Muslims and other faiths to continue to show more understanding with the government as we take correct steps to protect our people through the social distancing.

“No elected government would intentionally take away its people’s religious freedom by limiting the number of people that will gather in worship centres at the same time.”

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