Lagos cancels planned reopening of churches, mosques

The Lags State Government has cancelled the planned reopening of churches and mosques in the state.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made the announcement on Tuesday at a televised press briefing.

The governor had on Thursday, June 4 asked mosques to reopen from June 19, adding that churches can begin services from June 21.

The governor explained that the reopening was cancelled because of the increasing cases of COVID-19 in the state.

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Lagos has recorded no fewer than 7,319 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Of these, 1,137 are considered recovered while 82 are dead.

While making the announcement, the governor said the suspension of the reopening of worship centres is “indefinite”.

The governor also said social and events centers, and social clubs, will also remain closed in the state.

 

 

– Punch

About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

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