Declare 3-day lockdown to fast and pray against COVID-19, Lagos PMAN boss tells FG

Comrade Kareem Ayinde Olomide

The Lagos State Governor of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN), Comrade Kareem Ayinde Olomide, popularly known as Kabiyesi, has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria, to declared a three-day total lockdown for fasting and prayer to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.

He reiterated the need for fasting and prayer as the only solution to conquer the spread of coronavirus pandemic in the country, speaking during his recent birthday celebrated with members of his family.

“If truly we believe in the existence of God the time is ripe for us to call on Him to heal our land,” Olomide said.

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Also noted that frontline pastors, imams and traditional worshippers should advice government more on efficacy of fasting and prayer as the only solution to end the pandemic.

He appealed to the Federal Government to “put more effort in the spreading of the pandemic while the citizenry should also obey every directive by the government in other to avert another lockdown which may be disastrous because of poverty ravaging the entire country.”

According to him, “It will be unthinkable for government to sustain another total lockdown in the country now, going by the level of poverty around us.”

He also believed that, reopening of hotels and night clubs will curb the surge of rape in the country.

“Government need to reopen hotels and night clubs, as an avenue to end issue of rape which is so alarming in the country now,” he said.

He opined that if all the suggestions are taking into consideration, it will help in finding a lasting solution to the problems speedily.