The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has order churches in the country to conduct services online or use house cell based service.

It also directed churches to observe March 22 and March 29 as days of prayers against the pandemic disease known as coronavirus (COVID-19) .

The CAN President, in a press statement signed on Thursday by Adebayo Oladeji, his Media Assistant, he advised all churches in the country to follow the guidelines for combating COVID-19 in all gatherings.

He stated that ban on the presence of more than 50 people in a gathering had been in most state.

CAN has called on all churches in the country to set aside March 22 and 29 apart to pray for an end to Coronavirus Pandemic in Nigeria and all over the world.

Our prayer points should be that God should stop the spread of coronavirus in Nigeria and all over the world. God should also protect Nigerians from this disease.

We should also pray that God should heal those that are already infected,” he said.


Each branch or assembly should provide alcohol-based hand rub sanitizer for use and regular washing of hands with soap and water.

Maintain at least 1 metre distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing and avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth.

Drink hot water regularly and practice respiratory hygiene. This means covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze.

Dispose the used tissue immediately. If you have a fever, cough and difficulty in breathing, then seek early medical care,” he said.


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