[BREAKING] COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Closes Down Schools, Gives New Directives To Civil Servants, Religious Centres


Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered all private schools and government institutions in the state to shut down indefinitely.

The Governor also directed all public servants from Grade Level 14 and below, except emergency workers and first responders, to work from home for the next two weeks, with effect from next week Monday.

This forms part of the public health directives issued by Sanwo-Olu on Friday, as the state government prepares for a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A statement issued by the governor reads in part, “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.

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“A minimum of 2 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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