Lagos state government suspends the reopening of churches and mosques

Lagos state governor, Sanwo-Olu, has suspended the planned reopening of religious centers in the state.


Recall that on June 4 that the state governor announced that religious centers be allowed to open for worship provided they follow the COVID-19 guidelines. He said Mosques will be allowed to resume worship on June 19 while churches in the state will be allowed to conduct services from Sunday, June 21.


However at a press briefing this afternoon, Governor Sanwo-Olu said the reopening of worship centers has been suspended. He said the decision is based on the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the state.


With 7319 confirmed cases, Lagos state has remained the epicenter of the Coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria.

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