Lagos state government reopens worship centers August 7, restaurants to open for in-dining services from August 14 (video)

The Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced the reopening of worship centers within the state beginning from Friday, August 7.

Governor Sanwo-Olu announced this at a press briefing today august 1.

While mosques are reopened next week Friday August 7, the governor said churches will imitate on Sunday, August 9. He said religious leaders must make available hand sanitizers, thermometer guns, adding that the government will make sure that social distancing is maintained.

“Places of worship in Lagos will now be opened from Friday, the 7th of August for our Muslim worshippers, and on Sunday, the 9th of August for our Christian worshippers. we’ll only be allowing a maximum of fifty of their capacity” he said

He said night vigils and other services are still suspended. Citizens above 65 years old are to remain reception. He said handshakes, hugs and ”hi-fives” are banned during services. The Governor has also increased public gatherings capacity from 20 to 50 people.

The governor also announced that restaurants will resume eat-in services within the state beginning from August 14. Social clubs and recreational centers would be allowed to reopen beginning from August 14.

He said together with the federal directive, schools within the state will reopen for exiting classes beginning from August 3.

The governor said Night clubs, cinemas, game houses, and spas within the state are to stay shut.


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