Lagos reopens Churches, Mosques

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos state government has directed places of worship in the state to reopen from August 7, 2020.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced this on Saturday at the State House, Marina, during a COVID-19 briefing.

According to him, Churches and Mosques can allow worshippers in at 50 percent capacity.

“Places of worship in Lagos will now be opened from Friday, August 7 for our Muslim worshippers and on Sunday, August 9 for our Christian worshippers.

“We will only be allowing 50 per cent of their capacity at either the church or the mosque. Churches that have Saturday worship day will also be allowed to start holding their Saturday worship.

“We must reiterate that places of worship are only permitted to have their regular once a week service on designated days,” he said.

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