CHURCH REOPENING: CLERGYMEN HARPS ON ADHERENCE TO SAFETY RULES

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As churches across Ogun State reopened, people have been advised to comply to various guidelines against the spread of Coronavirus, as stipulated by government.

The Anglican Bishop of Yewa Diocese, Rt. Rev. Michael Oluwarohunbi gave the advice during a church service at All Saints Anglican Church, Leslie road, Ilaro, Yewa South Local Government Area of the State.

Bishop Oluwarohunbi, while reiterating that the virus was real, said all measures put in place by government to curb the pandemic were necessary and must be obeyed, pointing out that people should not allow this period take them away from God, “as He has solution to all human challenges, including Coronavirus”.

According to him, “we thank the Lord for this opportunity to come together again for corporate worship, after five month of closure. I want to encourage our members to continue to observe safety protocols in their offices, private businesses and at home”. 

He implored the congregation to serve God in an acceptable way, by loving one another, which he said was the major commandment of God.

“We should show love to one another, to the needy, to those who are sick and extend whatever we have to them. We should also show right attitude to people around us”, Oluwarohunbi posited.

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In the same vein, the Shepherd in charge, Celestial of Christ, Christ Embassy Parish, Ilaro parish one, Superior Evangelist David Afolabi, thanked the State government for the reopening of worship centres, with a promise that members of his parish would adhere totally to all guidelines put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Evangelist Afolabi said the virus was a global issue that must be handled seriously, advising citizens of the State to cooperate with government and stay away from any act that could warrant another total lockdown.


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