By Arfang M.S. Camara
Mai Ahmad Fatty leader of the Gambia Moral Congress has gone on to opposed government’s decisions for the closure of mosques while calling on the them to reopen mosques across the country.
He added that he has been since on the set opposing government’s decisions to closed down mosques as part of measures against the spread of covid-19.
Mai Fatty was speaking to journalists today at his office while sharing his experiences during under quarantine.
“I have since the outset disagreed with the closure of mosque and still I’m re-stating I am not in agreement,” he said.
According to him, the markets are filled with people with no social distancing been observed, adding that anyone who goes to the market today would know there is no justification for closing the mosques.
“If you go to the market, you can’t find a place to step your foot. There is no control, no restriction. So if that can happen, a place where people would be for seven, eight, nine hours compared to mosque where one spends just five minutes is been closed while markets are open.”
He went to advised government to open the mosques and allow people to wash their hands when entering the mosques or provide a little bit of distancing between people to people just for five minute and return to their houses.