Ruler Anofiu Elegushi, the State Commissioner for Home Affairs, said this during the 2020 Ministerial Press Briefing recognizing the principal year in office of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
Review that President Muhammadu Buhari had on Monday, lifted the prohibition on mosques and places of worship in the nation.
In any case, Elegushi said the state won’t revive love focuses in light of the fact that the state was the focal point of the savage COVID-19.
As indicated by him, before the profession by the Federal Government, the chance of reviving strict focuses was precluded in a gathering with strict pioneers in the State.
He said the pioneers of the two religions guaranteed they can’t guarantee that lone 20 to 50 individuals supplicate behind them.
”Like an Imam said, he doesn’t know what is going on at the back immediately he is leading a prayer. He said if more than 20 or 50 people are staying at his back he is not going to take responsibility for their presence.
”So, in the meeting, we ruled out in totality the issue of reopening the religious houses until we have a clear coast for us to do so.
”We all know Lagos is still having more figures. So definitely that will speak to our decision,” NAN quoted him as saying.
He added that the governor of the state would come out with further directives on the matter.