Law enforcement agents in Anambra state, prevented a burial ceremony from taking place, due to the recent outbreak of coronavirus in the country.
Nigerians have been advised to shun large gatherings and practice social distancing in an effort to curb the spread of the disease. Hence it was pertinent such ceremonies (e.g burials) which tends to draw large crowds be halted in order to adhere to the directive.
In the video making the rounds on social media, the enforcement agent can be seen announcing that anyone who is not an immediate relative to the deceased should leave the premises.
Watch the video below;
As at 11:55pm 27th March, there are 81 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. 3 have been discharged with 1 death.