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LAGOS POLICE ARRESTS 237 NIGHT CLUBBERS FOR VIOLATING COVID19 RESTRICTIONS

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The Lagos State Police Command in the early hours of Saturday arrested 237 night clubbers for violating the COVID19 restrictions of the state government.

While addressing the press on Saturday, Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu states that “On Friday, 8th January, 2021, during a night operation, that was coordinated and commanded by the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, the Command pounced on some deviant night clubs where two hundred and thirty seven (237) violators were arrested. The clubs raided included Lounge 38, Bode Thomas Surulere (85 suspects) and Club Victoria’s, VI, (152 suspects) while six (6) were arrested for violating the Federal Government imposed 12 midnight to 4am curfew in the state .

“In total,Two hundred and forty three (243) violators were arrested and are being paraded today.
“Gentlemen of the press, the Command wishes to reiterate its zeal and commitment to due and total enforcement of COVID-19 protocols and orders including the Federal Government 12 midnight to 4am curfew, in Lagos State as police officers and men, with the help of other security agencies, will go after and arrest any violators, no matter how highly placed, and cause them to face the full wrath of the law. The position of the law is clear on the protocols being put in place to halt the spread of the pandemic and safety of all Lagosians in general. The suspects arrested so far by the command have been charged to court and this set, arrested over night, will be arraigned with immediate effect.
“The club owners are hereby strictly warned to comply with the State Government’s directive of immediate and total closure of clubs as they will not only be prosecuted but may have to recommend to the State Government the stringent punishment of confiscation of the C of O of the club as it has been observed that most of the club houses were not initially built and approved to be used as club houses by Lagos State Government.
We wish to admonish Lagosians to observe the COVID-19 guidelines and protocols religiously as the pandemic is real, and a global reality which must be collectively tackled. The general public is also urged to be involved and assist the government in the ongoing advocacies to halt the spread of the pandemic in Lagos State and Nigeria at large.”

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