Sanwo Olu orders reopening of churches, mosques other religious activities in Lagos state

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state
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The Lagos state governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has on Thursday announced that churches, mosques and other religious activities will resume in the state from June the 19th 2020.

Governor Sanwo-Olu made the announcement at an ongoing press briefing at government house, Marina, Lagos, today 4th June 2020.

He said that while Muslim services will resume on June 19, while Christian worship would begin on June 21.

The governor however, said that children below age of 15 should not be allowed at religious gatherings restricted to Fridays and Sundays.

“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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