Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has said every attendee of social gatherings in the state must present a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19.
This is as he said all social events in the state must be duly registered to obtain an event safety clearance from the Lagos State Safety Commission website.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by state Commissioner for Information, Mr Gbenga Omotoso on Wednesday.
He said, “Where possible events should be held in an outdoor space. Occupancy limit at any event must not exceed 60 per cent of maximum design capacity of the commission.
“Every attendee of a social gathering must present their vaccination cards or digital bar code page, showing at least first dose but preferably double dose full vaccination. In unvaccinated people, a negative Polymerase Chain Reaction within 72 hours will be an exemption.
“Everybody irrespective of vaccination status must be subject to Rapid Diagnostic test (antigen) to be conducted at the event venue within 24 hours prior to the event at the laboratories listed below. (Request for rapid tests at the venue requires an application through the LSSC).
“Under 18 years of age are unvaccinated and the above applies. Guests and service providers with high temperature (above 37.5) are to be politely turned back and referred to paramedics or the emergency response team on ground.”