Some big churches in Nigeria that have their headquarters in Lagos South West of the country announced they would not resume church services slated for 9 August after the lift of coronavirus lockdown order on worship centres by Federal Government and the governments of Lagos and Ogun states.
Nigeria government has suspend religious gatherings in the country since March to curb the spread of the pandemic.
The Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 has allowed the reopening of churches and mosques in the country since June but the Lagos State government did not allow worship centres in the state to reopen following the increase in coronavirus cases.
However, the Lagos State Government on August 7, approved religious gathering in the state.
But some churches in the state has come out to say they’re not ready yet to reopen.
These churches have different reasons for their decisions. Some gave reasons to be preparation of the place for reopening that would meet the safety protocols of the federal government, others said they’re wait to hear from God before they reopen.
Here’s the full list of churches that are not ready for reopening of services this Sunday, 7 August 2020;
- MOUNTAIN OF FIRE AND MIRACLES MINISTRIES
- DAYSTAR CHRISTIAN CENTRE
- SYNAGOGUE CHURCH OF ALL NATIONS
4 FOUNTAIN OF LIFE CHURCH
- THE COVENANT CHURCH