The Ogun police command has warned religious leaders who were preparing to open their various religious centres for convergence in total disobedience to both State and Federal government directives to desist from such act.
DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the State Police Public Relations Officer, gave the warning in a statement in Abeokuta on Saturday.
Oyeyemi appealed to such religious leaders in both Islamic and Christian faith who might be having such intention to have a change of mind , saying that the security agencies in the state would view such with all seriousness.
The police spokesman explained that the command would not tolerate any act capable of undermining the determination of the state and federal government to fight the COVID- 19 pandemic to standstill.
“It has come to the notice of Ogun State Police Command that some religious leaders in the state are preparing to open their various religious centers for people to converge in total disobedience to both the state and federal government directives.
“The command will not tolerate any act capable of undermining the determination of the state and federal government to fight the covid 19 pandemic to standstill,” he said.
He added that the Commissioner of Police used this medium to remind all religious leaders that the ban on all forms of gathering be it social or religious was still in force.
Oyeyemi noted that the commissioner also admonished all and sundry to cooperate with the government in its efforts to make the state coronavirus free.