COVID-19: Lagos govt launches register-to-open initiative of the economy

COVID-19: Lagos govt launches register-to-open initiative of the economy
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

By Innocent Anaba

The Lagos State Safety Commission on Wednesday stated that each one was now prepared for spiritual and social centres, social golf equipment, occasion centres, eating places, bars, evening golf equipment, spas, cinemas and gymnasiums to begin their registration following Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s directive.

The governor had on May 17, 2020, introduced the choice of the state authorities to step by step open the economic system within the midst of the pandemic by a Register-to-Open Initiative.

He had stated, “In the approaching days, we shall be beginning what we name Register-to-Open, which implies all gamers within the restaurant enterprise, occasion centres, leisure, malls and cinemas will undergo a type of re-registration and house administration.

“There is a regulation that shall be launched to oversee this transfer. We shall be coming to their amenities to evaluate their stage of readiness for a future opening.

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“I don’t know when that opening will happen in the weeks ahead, but we want these businesses to begin to tune themselves to the reality of COVID-19 with respect to how their workspaces need to look like.”

The governor added that there was no plan to utterly reopen the economic system.

But on Wednesday, Mr Lanre Mojola, Director-General, State Safety Commission, confirmed that the fee has began the e-registration in view of the Register-To-Open initiative of the state authorities, focused at gradual reopening of the economic system amidst the pandemic.

The DG in a press release stated, “Further to the directive of Mr Governor with respect to the Register to Open initiative of Lagos State Government, we hereby confirm that all Religious and Social centers(Social Clubs, Event Centres, Restaurants, Bars, Night Clubs, Spas, Cinemas and Gyms) within the State can commence the registration process on the designated portal: immediately.”


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