Coronavirus: MFM shuts churches in Lagos, Ogun; declares 30 days fasting

By Amara Christa

Pastor Daniel Olukoya, General Overseer, Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries

The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, MFM, has shut all its churches in Lagos and Ogun States in a bid to halt the spread of the deadly Coronavirus pandemic.

The church also declared 30 days prayer and fasting to seek divine intervention against Coronavirus.

A statement issued by the Assistant General Overseer (Administration), Pastor Gbesan Adebambo in the Church’s headquarters at Onike Iwaya, Lagos, said “We write to draw your attention to the directive from the Governments of Lagos and Ogun States, respectively, banning all religious meetings and gatherings of more than fifty worshippers as an urgent measure taken to curtail the wide spread of the global pandemic coronavirus in the aforementioned states.”

The statement said in strict compliance with the government’s directive, no services, including deliverance ministrations must hold in any of MFM branches at all levels in the Region until further notice.

It added that all house fellowship meetings at any of the centres were postponed till further notice.

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