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Minister, Festus Keyamo Says God Allowed COVID-19 To Afflict Humans

A file picture of Mr Festus Keyamo.

 

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo (SAN), says God allowed the coronavirus (COVID-19) illness to afflict the human race.

Keyamo in a tweet posted late on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, mentioned COVID-19 got here as a result of the world has distorted God’s imaginative and prescient.

He posted:

God has allowed COVID-19 to afflict the human race solely to redirect our steps again to Him.

Now we have so distorted God’s Phrase to swimsuit our personal human weaknesses and fulfill our greed, even in supposed Holy Locations.

We should always collectively express regret & it’ll all finish in reward.

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The minister additional said aspect from the religious angle to the scourge, Nigerians should all work and pray; God can solely assist those that assist themselves.

He additionally lashed out at Christian spiritual leaders who he termed as “recalcitrant”, saying they need to come to understand that this illness is permitted by God.

Keyamo urged all Nigerians to observe all of the directives of NCDC, stressing that the directions should be obeyed to the letter earlier than the scourge can finish in reward. 

The human rights activist additionally requested Nigerians to make use of the interval of partial lockdown to reignite outdated friendships and customary humanity.

Keyamo careworn that:

“It’s not a period of gloom, but a precaution. Call up old friends; search for your childhood playmates on social media and chat them up. Soon, we shall return to our crazy daily schedules”.

Over 20000 individuals have been killed for the reason that novel Coronavirus was first detected in Wuhan, China in December 2019.

God has allowed COVID-19 to afflict the human race solely to redirect our steps again to Him. Now we have so distorted God’s Phrase to swimsuit our personal human weaknesses and fulfill our greed, even in supposed Holy Locations. We should always collectively express regret & it’ll all finish in reward

— Festus Keyamo, SAN (@fkeyamo) March 25, 2020

Apart the religious angle to this scourge, we should all work and pray; God can solely assist those that assist themselves. These our recalcitrant Pastors should realise this. All of the directives of @NCDCgov should be adopted to the letter by one and all earlier than it might shortly finish in reward

— Festus Keyamo, SAN (@fkeyamo) March 25, 2020

Let’s use this era of partial lockdown to reignite outdated friendships and our frequent humanity. It’s not a interval of gloom, however precaution. Name up outdated buddies; seek for your childhood playmates on social media and chat them up. Quickly, we will return to our loopy every day schedules

— Festus Keyamo, SAN (@fkeyamo) March 26, 2020

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