Gboah.com: Worship Centers In Lagos State Would Be Reopen With Increased Capacity On The 7th Of August - Gov. Sanwo-Olu.

Worship Centers In Lagos State Would Be Reopen With Increased Capacity On The 7th Of August - Gov. Sanwo-Olu.

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor of Lagos State, has announced the reopening of the state worship centers starting on Friday, August 7.

This was announced at a press conference by Governor Sanwo-Olu today August 1.

Although mosques will be reopened Friday 7 August next week, the governor said on Sunday 9 August churches will follow suit. He said religious leaders must make hand sanitizers, thermometer guns available, adding that the government of the state must ensure that social distancing continues.

 “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 will only be allowing a maximum of 50% of their capacity” he said

Sanwo-Olu said nocturnal vigils and other programs are still being suspended. People over the age of 65 shall stay at home. During services he said handshakes, hugs and "hi-fives" are banned. Also, the Governor expanded capacity for public meetings from 20 to 50 people.

The governor likewise announced that restaurants in the state would reopen eat-in services beginning August 14. From the 14th of August, social clubs and recreation centers will be allowed to reopen.

He added that schools in the state would be reopen for exiting classes beginning August 3, consistent with the Federal government order.

The governor said the state's night clubs, cinemas, game houses, and spas are to stay closed.

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