In obedience to the government-issued guidelines and protocol to the public towards curtailing the spread of COVID-19, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Lagos State Chapter has directed all churches to close their crossover services by 11 pm (Tomorrow) December 31st.
The Lagos State CAN chairman, Bishop Stephen Adegbite announced this while briefing journalists on Monday.
He said, “As part of our responsibility as a law-abiding organisation and in response to the appeal made to us by the State Government, we hereby direct that all churches should ensure their services on 31st of December, 2020 end at 11:00 pm so as to allow attendees get to their respective homes and places of rest on or before 12:00 midnight when the curfew will start.”
Crossover Services: CAN Gives Lagos Churches Time To End Service
Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).
Adegbite also explained that the media briefing became necessary “following story making the rounds that suggest that the leadership of CAN is at loggerhead with the government in the state over the 2020 Crossover night.”