Muslim faithful in Yaounde will be able to pray once again at the Tsinga Islamic Complex as prescribed by Islam.
The religious site that had been temporally closed because of the Novel Corona Virus pandemic was officially opened on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 by a decision of the Divisional Officer for Yaounde II, Mamadi Mahamat.
The Imam of the mosque, Bouba GoiGoi explained that dispositions have been taken to ensure that every Muslim entering the prayer ground respects, barrier measures.
At the gates leading to the religious site, security personnel ensure that only Muslims wearing face masks and carrying their prayer carpets are allowed into the premises.
They are subsequently led to wash their hands with water and soap at either of the multiply reservoirs for running water next to the gate.
Within the mosques prayer positions have been marked and 1.5meter intervals. Similar markings have also been made at the courtyard where Muslims could also perform ritual prayers.
The Divisional Officer for Yaounde II, Mamadi Mahamat indicated that security forces will be deployed to ensure the strict respect of the barrier ensures in a bid to limit the spread of COVID19.
The strategic prayer ground that is general used by diplomats and dignitaries in the nation’s capital will host its first Friday prayers on August 7, 2020.