Following the directive of the Lagos State Government, the Nasrul-lahi-li Fathi Society of Nigeria (NASFAT) has suspended all gatherings involving more than fifty persons as a move to curtail the spread of coronavirus.
The group said with effect from March 19th, 2020, programs organised by the body will now hold online.
The directive of the Islamic organisation was contained in a statement made available to newsmen on Thursday .
The statement read in part: “With effect from 19th of March, focus of the society will now be ONLY on Programs that can be done virtually (electronic/online) or with less than 50 persons. ALL activities with the likelihood of attracting 50 or more people will be suspended till further notice.”
NASFAT further admonished all its members to avoid body contacts and observe all “COVID-19 etiquettes” as preventive measures against the deadly virus.