Lagos orders reopening of religious centres

Lagos orders reopening of religious centres

The governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced that religious activities will resume in the state on June 19.

The governor made the announcement during a press briefing at government house, Marina, Lagos, on Thursday.

Furthermore, he said the Muslim services will resume on June 19 while the Christian worship centres will resume on June 21.

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Also, the governor mentioned that children below the age of 15 shouldn’t go into the worship centres on Fridays and Sundays.

In his words;

“All religious centres (churches and mosques) must be 40% of the venue’s capacity. No hugging, handshakes, serving of food e.g. the holy communion etc in any religious centre.”

“Muslim services to resume on 19th June while Christian worship begins on the 21st of June 2020. Children below age 15 not allowed.

“Religious gatherings are restricted to Fridays and Sundays only,” he added.

Meanwhile, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said a decision on the reopening of schools in the state, will be made in the next two weeks.

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