State has directed that spas, bars, lounges, night clubs, cinemas, games
arcades remain shut, even as hugs, handshakes and high-fives are prohibited in
Commander, made the announcement in his 17th update on the coronavirus
situation report on the state, at Lagos House, Marina, on Saturday.
and Churches reopen for normal services from next week, August 7, after months
to reopen from June 19 and churches from June 21. This was after the
Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 approved the reopening of worship centres.
governor cancelled the plan due to increasing COVID-19 cases in the state.
Saturday’s broadcast, Sanwo-Olu said: “Social clubs and recreational centres
will also now be allowed to open from August 14, on the condition that they
have applied for and obtained a Provisional Safety Compliance Certificate
through the registration portal of the Lagos State Safety Commission.
Certificates are at this time being issued only to social clubs with Registered
complying with these mandatory requirements will be shut down and dealt with
according to the law.
lounges, night clubs, cinemas, games arcades remains in place. The possible
reopening of these places will be further reviewed before the end of the
up monitoring and enforcement work, to ensure that all guidelines and
directives are complied with to the letter.
directed that secondary schools should reopen, as earlier communicated by the
Ministry of Education, from August 3, for exit classes only; that is, SS3 and
TEC3 students only.
“high fives” are not permitted at services or gatherings, and should be
emphasised by displaying appropriate signs prominently. “The use of stationary
collection boxes and electronic methods for collection of offerings must be