Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has issued warning to regious houses, most especially christians, against holding cross over services.
Sanwo-Olu issued the warning during a press briefing at the State House in Marina, Lagos.
He enjoined them to respect to respect the 12am to 4am curfew imposed by the Federal Government.
Religious centers, most especially churches always hold vigil on every December 31.
He said, “There are not meant to be any gathering. The curfew set by the NCDC (Nigeria Centre for Disease Control) and the PTF (Presidential Task Force on COVID-19) is still active. There is a national curfew from 12 midnight to 4am and that has to be respected. No night vigils in any form.
“The instructions are there and all of the restrictions are in place as set by the PTF and the Lagos State Safety Commission.
“So, there are no vigils anywhere. This is just one Christmas, we will have many Christmas. So, you can have your prayers at home.”
Sanwo-Olu urged religious leaders to comply to this law, adding that Nigeria is battling with second wave of the pandemic.