The Kaduna State Government has announced the arrest of two Islamic clerics for flouting the curfew order given in the state.
The order which was given earlier this week in line with the quarantine act of 1926 seeks to curb the spread of coronavirus in the state.
Aminu Umar Usman and Umar Shangel who were arrested for conducting congregational prayers against the order will be prosecuted as revealed by the state.
“KADUNA UPDATE: Two clerics have been arrested for conducting congregational prayers in violation of Kaduna State public health preventive measures.
“A KDSG statement said that Malam Aminu Umar Usman and Malam Umar Shangel will be prosecuted”, the Kaduna State Government tweeted.
Meanwhile, the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has announced that the confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nigeria has risen to 89.
Lagos State recorded seven new cases while while Venue State recorded its first case of the deadly virus.
. Kaduna State Arrests Two Islamic Clerics For Conducting Prayers Amidst Coronavirus Lockdown Follow Concise News.