The Lagos State Government has announced that worship centres including Churches and mosques will reopen from August 7, 2020.
The new resolution was declared by the governor of the state, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
The governor announced that the capacity for public gatherings have been increased 20 to 50 people.
However, Night clubs remain closed till further notice, Sanwo-Olu ordered.
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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
He said night vigils and other services are still suspended. Citizens above 65 years old are to stay at home. He said handshakes, hugs and ”hi-fives” are banned during services. The Governor has also increased public gatherings capacity from 20 to 50 people.
The governor also announced that restaurants will resume eat-in services in the state beginning from August 14. Social clubs and recreational centers would be allowed to reopen beginning from August 14.
He said along with the Federal government directive, schools in the state will reopen for exiting classes beginning from August 3.
The governor said Night clubs, cinemas, game houses, and spas in the state are to remain shut.