A former northern lawmaker who represented Kaduna Central Senatorial District during the eight National Assembly, Shehu Sani has today said the prayers often offered by Africans could be attributed to the low incidence of tragedies caused by the novel coronavirus, which is a sharp contrast to what is obtainable in other continents.
The outspoken lawmaker made this statement on his verified Twitter handle today. According to him, Africans are often mocked and said to engage in more of praying than working but it seems the prayers has after all counted for something as the African continent has been spared by God from the tragedies accompanying the coronavirus. He also advised people to show gratitude to God by adhering to the coronavirus guidelines.
While tweeting on his verified Twitter handle, he had written, “They usually mock Africans for more prayers & less work;at least the prayer is working,as the continent is comparatively & unexplainably spared by the Creator from the all out tragedy of the Pandemic.We must show gratitude to HIM & observe the safety protocols.Jumm’at Kareem.”
See the tweet below:
Despite not boasting of world-class health facilities like other developed continents, the Africa has been one of the least affected continents since the coronavirus started. While many attributed this ‘luck’ to the relatively hot weather of the continent, others have however attributed it to a divine intervention.
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