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BREAKING; Lagos reopens Churches, Mosques

The Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced that worship centres in the state will reopen on the 7th, and 9th of August, 2020.

Worship centers in the state have been closed since march as part of measures to curtail the spread of covid-19.

Before now, there have been an out pour of cries from different men of God and members of different churches to open the church.

However, announcing at an ongoing briefing on Saturday, the Governor said, “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 allow 50 per cent of their maximum capacity, either the church or at the mosque. Churches who have a Saturday worship day will also be allowed to hold worship.”

“We must reiterate that places of worship to have their regular once a week service at designated days. For the avoidance of doubt, there will be Friday worships for our Muslim followers and Sunday worships for our Christian followers.”

“We will monitor this for the next couple of weeks and see how the observation and compliance get as we move along. They are encouraged to have multiple services on those days but they should restrict it to those designated days of worship.”

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