The Spiritual Director of The Adoration Ministry Enugu, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has cancelled the weekly Wednesday ‘E No Dey Again’ miracle service in Enugu to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
Mbaka announced in a statement on Tuesday that the action was in compliance with the government’s social restriction order.
“E No Dey Again Programme will not hold tomorrow, March 25,” the statement read.
“This is in adherence to the diocesan regulations and in joining the world to manage COVID-19, coronavirus pandemic.
“On that date, all worshippers are urged to stay safe and continue to pray for God’s intervention in the pandemic.”
The service is usually attended by worshippers from various parts of the country.
However, The Enugu State Government, on Tuesday, banned all forms of social and political gatherings over coronavirus.
The ban was announced by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of the State a dusk state-wide broadcast at the Enugu Government House.
He equally announced that civil servants and public servants would henceforth work from home.
Ugwuanyi said with immediate effect, all educational institutions in the State stand closed, adding that “public officers/civil servants to work from home till further notice except health workers, forest guards, neighbourhood watch personnel, water corporation staff, waste management operatives, staff of Enugu State Emergency Management Agency, Fire fighters and all those involved in essential services.”
He said in addition to the above measures, there would now be suspension of marriage and burial ceremonies, masquerade festivals, drinking bars, night clubs and all group sporting and recreational activities.