By Kazeem Ugbodaga
The Lagos State Government on Thursday mentioned it has not lifted the restrictions on opening of bars, eating places, evening golf equipment, lounges and cinemas, regardless of leisure of the curfew to 4 hours (12.00a.m to 4.00a.m) by the Presidential Task Force.
It mentioned all homeowners of hospitality institutions had been warned to limit their operations to 50% of their occupancy fee as directed by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu along with observing the rules on bodily distancing, use of face masks, temperature checks and washing of arms with cleaning soap and operating water or utilizing of hand sanitisers.
Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, mentioned occasions centre operators had been additionally to make sure that members at any occasion of their premises didn’t exceed 50% capability of the design of their halls whereas strict compliance with the two-metre spacing between seats should be strictly enforced.
He added that the monitoring and compliance groups from the Lagos State Special Task Force would step-up enforcement to make sure that leisure and occasion centres didn’t violate COVID-19 rules.
“Non-compliance with the guidelines on COVID-19 will attract maximum sanctions in accordance with the law,” Omotoso mentioned.