This is contained in a statement made by the head of administration of the Mosque Yusuf Nwoha, in Abuja on Tuesday, 24 March 2020.
The management also suspended all gatherings and other activities in the National Mosque.
”In view of the current health issue that is COVID-19 crisis, the National Mosque Management has decided to suspend five daily congregational and Jumma’at prayers, gatherings, and other activities in the Mosque and its environs.
“The open space markets and restaurants attached to the Mosque are also to be closed. While praying to almighty Allah to protect us from this pandemic and guide us right.
”We kindly solicit for corporation and understanding of worshippers and the general public in this regard,” the statement said.