Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led Lagos State Government have reopened two of its recreational parks for public use.
This was made known in a statement on Sunday by the Assistant Director, Public Affairs, Lagos State Parks and Gardens, Mrs Titilayo Ajirotutu
According to Ajirotutu, visitors to the parks must comply with the subsisting COVID-19 protocols.
He stated that the reopened recreational facilities are the Ndubisi Kanu Park in Alausa and the Dr Abayomi Finnish Park in Oregun, Ikeja.
According to the statement, the General Manager of LASPARK, Mrs Adetoun Popoola, said the agency had made necessary arrangements and put in place relevant safety protocols for the public to visit the parks.
“Strict observance of COVID-19 guidelines including physical distancing, use of face masks, temperature checks, and washing of hands with soap and running water is germane to reducing the risk of exposure to the virus.
“It is also pertinent to mention that children below five and adults above 65 years are advised to stay home to reduce their risk of infection.
“All play items and games which have high touch surfaces will also not be operational for now at the parks,” Popoola said.
The LASPARK boss said further that the occupancy limit of the parks had been restricted to 150 people for Ndubuisi Kanu Park and 100 people for Dr. Abayomi Finnih park to prevent overcrowding.