COVID-19: Observe Eid-el-fitri at home -FRSC urges Muslim faithful



The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised Muslims faithful in the country to celebrate Eid-el-fitri at their various homes to prevent further spread of pandemic.

The FRSC Unit Commander in Sagamu, , Mr Iyanda Taofiq, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ota,, Thursday.Taofiq said this had became necessary to prevent the spread of coronavirus () across the country.According to him, this not the time to move from one place to another all in the name of celebrating, so we can collectively defeat the scourge.

“Observes the Government rules and regulations concerning to curb the pandemic.”he said.The unit Commander enjoined the people to embrace social  distancing in vehicles, use of in public and practice good hygiene.

He urged the faithful to restrict their movement by obeying  whenever the Government directive asked them to do and desist from going to places they were restricted.Taofiq admonished motorists to ensure their vehicles were properly maintained before putting them the highway as getting help if there was a problem would be difficult. (NAN)