The Lagos State government has announced the re-opening of places of worship.
In a statement by the State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the government after studying the progress made so far in the fight against COVID-19 and the current decline in cases, ha “taken the decision to reopen places of worship from August 7 for Muslims, and August 9, for Christians with 50% of their regular capacity.”
“In the same vein, social clubs and recreational centers will also open from August 14, in strict compliance with safety protocols and registration with LSSC. Clearance certificates to open are at this time being issued only to social clubs with registered trustees.
“Restaurants can open for in-dining services, from August 14, on the condition that they maintain 50% capacity and obtain a safety compliance certificate through the LSSC. Public gatherings can now hold with a maximum of 50 persons for meetings, funerals and other social events.”