*advise churches to strictly follow guidelines
Following the ban on more than 50 persons in a gathering, the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has called on churches across the countries to conduct house cell based services and online services.
This came even as the body advise that, in the absence of online facilities, they can break services into not more than 50 members per shift.
The body also directed churches in the country to observe Sunday, March the 22nd and 29th as days of prayers against the Coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria and globally.
According to the CAN President, Reverend Samson Ayokunle also advised churches to strictly follow the guidelines for combating COVID-19 in all their gatherings as they trust God for victory over the plague.
“We not unaware of the ban on the presence of more than 50 people in a gathering, so we are advising churches to conduct house cell based services, online services and in the absence of online facilities, they can break services into not more than 50 members per shift.
“Churches should provide alcohol-based hand sanitizers, soap and water and maintain at least one meter distance with anyone coughing or sneezing.”