Bars, Night Clubs And Cinemas Remain Restricted In Lagos – Govt

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The Lagos State Government has announced that night clubs, cinemas, restaurants in the state are not affected by the recent curfew review by the federal government.

The Lagos State government noted that the restrictions put in place for their opening and operations remain in placee despite the relaxation of the curfew to four hours (12.00a.m to 4.00a.m) by the Presidential Task Force on Thursday.

This was made known by the Lagos State Commissioner for Information, Gbenga Omotoso in a statement on Thursday.

All defaulters will be made to face the wrath of the law, the Commissioner noted.

The statement read; “All owners of hospitality establishments are warned to restrict their operations to 50% of their occupancy rate as directed by Mr. Governor, in addition to observing the guidelines on physical distancing, use of face masks, temperature checks and washing of hands with soap and running water or using of hand sanitisers.

“Events centre operators are also to ensure that participants at any event in their premises do not exceed 50% capacity of the design of their halls while strict compliance with the two-metre spacing between seats must be strictly enforced.

The monitoring and compliance teams from the Lagos State Special Task Force will step-up enforcement to ensure that entertainment and event centres do not violate COVID-19 regulations.

“Non-compliance with the guidelines on COVID-19 will attract maximum sanctions in accordance with the law.”

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