Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos State Governor, has directed that all private schools and government institutions in the state be shut down indefinitely.
The Governor also directed all public servants from Grade Level 14 and below, except emergency workers and first responders, to work from home for the next two weeks, with effect from next week Monday.
This forms part of the public health directives issued by Sanwo-Olu on Friday, as the state government prepares for a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic
A statement issued by the governor reads: “All Places of Worship (Churches, Mosques, etc.) must ensure that no gathering exceeds two hours, and also that no gathering exceeds 50% of the maximum capacity of the Venue.
“All public servants from GL 14 and below, except emergency workers and first responders, are to work from home as from Monday, December 21st for the next 14 days – in the first instance.
“All schools must shut down with immediate effect, and until further notice.”