Churches, Mosques to Remain Shut – Lagos Govt
The Lagos state government on Tuesday said that churches and mosques are to remain closed until further notice.
The Commissioner for Home Affairs, Prince Anofiu Elegushi, who made this known while fielding questions from newsmen as part of the activities commemorating Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s one year in office said the possibility of reopening Churches and Mosques in the state had been ruled out for now.
According to him, even before the pronouncement by Federal Government, we have been having meeting with the religious leaders, we even had one with safety Commission. Looking at the possibility of reopening of religious houses.
The commissioner said the Ministry of Home Affairs has started the process of automating the processing of money lending licences.
He revealed that since the commencement of the process few months ago, it has received 207 applications out of which approvals were granted for 184 applicants.
Elegushi explained that the decision to automate the process of money lending licences in the state was to ensure a hitch-free renewal and fresh applications by prospective applicants.