Churches, mosques to be re-opened in Lagos from June 19, gatherings to be limited to 40% capacity

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Lagos State government says strict social affairs would be permitted to revive on June 21, 2020. This was unveiled by the State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday during a press briefing at Government House, Marina.

As per the Governor, mosques are to revive from June 19 while places of worship are to start services from June 21 and just Friday and Sunday services ought to be held for the time being, as other customary services, including night vigils, must be required to be postponed.

He stated, “There will currently be confined openings of strict houses dependent on the consistency that we have seen and assessed with the Safety Commission.

“From 14 days time, absolutely on the nineteenth of June for our Muslim admirers and from the 21st of June for our Christian admirers, we will permit the entirety of our strict bodies to open at a limit of 40% of their ability and we’ll be working with them as being normal by the Lagos State Safety Commission.

“Yet, we realize that these places of worship are of various sizes however regardless of whether your 40% limit is actually so enormous, you can’t have past 500 admirers on the double and keeping that most extreme 40% limit is extremely significant.

“We will be urging individuals to have more than one help and guarantee that they keep their premises clean, sanitize before another round of love can occur.

“We will likewise be exhorting that there should just be compulsory Fridays and Sunday administrations. All other night vigils and administrations must be required to be postponed for the time being until we audit our present circumstance.

Sanwo-Olu included that the state will likewise be informed that people underneath the age with respect to 15 in view of how well they stroll around ought to be pardoned from the spots of love and residents that are over the age of 65 ought not to be permitted into their places of worship.

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