The Chief Press Secretary to the Lagos State Governor (Gboyega Akisile) broke this long awaited news of the reopening on religious worship gatherings via his tweeter handle @gboyegaakosile.

This news is coming barely seventy-two hours after the state Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu declared that all religious activities remained banned in the state.

The governor made the announcement on Thursday, June 4, during a briefing at the Government House, Marina.

The Lagos state governor has announced that worship centres in the state would be allowed to reopen from June 19th, 2020.

Mosques are to reopen from Friday, June 19th 2020, while churche services are to begin services from Sunday, June 21, 2020.

The governor however, said that religious gatherings are restricted to Fridays and Sundays only, and 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 and Children below age 15 are not allowed.


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