Just when the presidency has given a nod to reopening religious gathering in the second face of easing COVID-19 inspired Lockdown in the country, authorities in Lagos state have said that it is not ripe yet for churches to reopen in the state.
Speaking to news men during the one year stock taking event of the Babajide Sanwo-Olu led administration in the state,
the Commissioner for Home Affairs, Anofiu Elegushi said the possibility of reopening Churches and Mosques in the state had been ruled out.
The commissioner blamed religious leaders who he said have refused to take responsibility for ensuring full compliance of the COVID-19 guidelines during religious gathering adding that it is up to the state to domesticate the ease of Lockdown measures when it is visible.
The official address of the state governor on the subject is expected for June 3rd.
Lagos state since the out break of the PANDEMIC has continued to record arbitrarily increase in covid confirmed cases of over Five thousand one hundred fifty one,four thousand and seven active cases,Eight hundred and seventy five, and 59 Deaths