Lagos insists on register-to-open for event centres


By Olasunkanmi Akoni

Lagos State Government has said that in line with operational guidelines, event centres must not exceed one-fifth of the normal capacity on re-opening, after suspension of lockdown in the state, while insisting on the register-to-open rule.

It also explained that owners of various social centres across the state must register their facilities, pending Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s further directives regarding their operations.

The state Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat AkinbiIe-Yusuf, who made the clarification on Thursday, following reports in the media that owners of event centre could now open for operations, maintained that all event centres and cinemas are to remain shut for now.

ALSO READ: JUST IN: Lagos Discharges 87 COVID-19 patients

She explained that the state government was yet to make any pronouncement on the date for the reopening of the centres, adding that such disclosure would be made by the governor provided that…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper