The Lagos State Government has finally ordered the reopening of cinemas, spas and other recreational centres in the state after months of shutdown since March, curtail the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced this during a briefing on Saturday, through his Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile.
Giving an update on the development, Sanwo-Olu’s said cinemas and other recreational outlets must obtain the necessary clearance from the state safety commission before reopening.
He also said cinemas are to observe COVID-19 protocol including social distancing and as such should keep to 33 per cent occupancy of their maximum capacities.
“Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, announces resumption of cinemas, spas and gyms in the state. Cinemas must, however, keep strictly to 33% of their capacities. They must get the necessary certification from the Lagos State Safety Commission,” the governor’s aide tweeted.