Lagos reopens churches, mosques




Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday said churches and mosques would reopen in the third week of June.

Speaking at a press conference at the Lagos House, Marina, the governor said mosques would reopen on June 19 while churches would take their turn on June 21.

Muslim services would hold only on Fridays and Christian gatherings on Sundays.

Children below 15 years would not be allowed in religious services till further notice.

He said: ”

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,”

“Muslim services to resume on 19th June while Christian worship begins on the 21st of June, 2020. Children below age 15 not allowed. Religious gatherings are restricted to Fridays and Sundays only.”


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