Primate Elijah Babatunde Ayodele, the founder of Inri Evangelical Spiritual Church, has listed three things that must be done to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
According to Daily Sun, the cleric warned that the COVID-19 pandemic might not go away until next year, adding that more prominent people will die after contracting the Coronavirus.
Primate Ayodele said: “This COVID-19 will not go either today or tomorrow. If care is not taken, it may extend till next year.
“More prominent people will still die of the virus, but God may still avert this imminent calamity if our government urgently takes certain steps: one is to relax the ongoing lockdown to 6pm to 7 am.
“Two is to allow our churches to hold services, praise and pray to God. But under the strict adherence to measures put in place by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
“Three, our rich men should stop donating money directly into the coffers of the government. They should give directly to the people, although such exercise should be supervised by government agencies.”
The Presidency in the early hours of Saturday announced the death of Mallam Abba Kyari.
A native of Borno State in the northeast. Kyari was a journalist and former banker, who held senior positions in some of the country’s banks.
The late 67-year-old lawyer, businessman and politician served President Muhammadu Buhari from 2015 till his death on Friday.
Abba Kyari tested positive to coronavirus on his return from Germany and subsequently died of the infection in Lagos.
His death has generated reactions and condolences from opposition parties and supporters in Nigeria.
The Former Chief of Staff was buried on Saturday at the Gudu Cemetery in Abuja.