BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu Shuts Down Schools Indefinitely, Limit Mosque, Churches, Other Gathering

As part of measures to flatten coronavirus curve in Lagos, the State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered an indefinite closure of public and private schools and that religious houses limit their congregations to 50 percent capacity of the venue.

Sanwo-Olu also directed public servants from Grade Level 14 and below to work from home from Monday, December 21st for the next 14 days to avoid further spread of the virus in Lagos.

The Governor also banned night clubs, concerts, carnivals and street parties in other to stem the spread of the virus.

Governor Sanwo-olu who stated this in a statement obtained by journalists, gave stringent conditions for Church, offices and market operations.

Read his statement below:

“Concerts, carnivals and street parties are banned in Lagos State until further notice.

“Night Clubs have not been allowed to open yet. All Night Clubs in Lagos must immediately shut down, until further notice.

“The midnight to 4a.m curfew imposed by the Federal Government remains in place.

“The protocol of ‘No Mask No Entry’ must be enforced by all public places: Offices, Businesses, Markets, Shops, and so on.

“All Places of worship (Churches, Mosques, etc.) must ensure that no gathering exceeds two hours, and also that no gathering exceeds 50% of the maximum capacity of the Venue.

“A minimum of two meters’ distance should be maintained between seated or standing guests.

“All guests and service providers at events MUST wear nose masks/coverings before entry.”

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