The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have stated that churches must remain closed, despite increased pressure from Church leaders and members.
According to a statement personally signed by CAN President, Rev. Supo Ayokunle, on Friday.
He expressed that the little relaxing of lockdown had witnessed more coronavirus infection in the country.
“Champions for the reopening of worship centres argue that if people had contracted the virus in the markets and other places, closing the church from worshipping becomes unreasonable!
“It is like using medicine after death! Furthermore, the church is more organised and a place of healing,” part of the statement read.
Ayokunle, therefore, urged “all churches to remain closed because the daily increasing infected people in Nigeria is dangerous for the survival of us all.”
He said that “the church needs to exercise restrain at this time so that we might not naively and overzealously plunge our members into regrettable destruction and sorrow.”