The Lagos State Government said Saturday that restaurants and fast-food outlets in the state would be allowed to operate dine-in services effective August 14.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made this disclosure during a briefing at the State House, Marina.
Recall earlier that the restaurants and eateries in the state had been closed since March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The state government had subsequently okayed their reopening for takeout services only in May.
But the governor announced on Saturday, “Restaurants will now be permitted for dine-in services from the 14th of August with the provision to keep 50 per cent occupancy capacity, meaning that they can now open from the 14th but ensure that they keep 50 per cent of their capacity for dine-in provision.
“Social clubs and recreation centres will also be allowed to open – the ones that have applied to the safety commission. Some of them have met the conditions while some of them have not. They will go back and recertify them to ensure that they are ready.