Lagos Govt Seals 11 Nightclubs, Lounges, Event Centres For COVID-19 Protocols Violation


Lagos Govt Seals 11 Nightclubs, Lounges, Event Centres For COVID-19 Protocols ViolationLagos State Government has over the weekend sealed 11 facilities including event centres, lounges and night clubs for violating COVID-19 safety protocols in the state.

Director-General of Lagos State Safety Commission, Mr. Lanre Mojola, made this disclosure on Sunday after the sealing exercise.

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Mojola acknowledged that the affected event centres originally informed the agency of their intention to organise parties and events, but pointed out that they failed to meet the expectations of the agency on complying with COVID-19 protocols.

According to him, the number of persons approved for the events centres was far less than what the officials met on the ground when they visited the places during the weekend.

He added that the event facilities visited applied for 50 guests inside and 150 guests outdoor but to the commission’s surprise, they had 150 guests inside and more than 200 guests outside without following the use of face masks and hand sanitisers.

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Mojola said that those facilities were sealed for non-compliance with COVID-19 Health Protection Regulations of the State and Federal Government.

The DG, who was represented at the sealing of the property by Dr Wale Adeboje, Events Safety Administrator of LSC, maintained that the enforcement exercise saw event centres, bars and lounge sealed between Saturday and Sunday.

The event centres, bars and lounges sealed between Saturday and Sunday include UBC Club, VGC, Sapearz Lounge in Awolowo road, Ikoyi, Bravo event centre in Ogba and Ronite Event Centre on Iju Road, Agege.

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He added;

Other sealed centres are All Season Event Centre, Ipaja, OlaideAdeoluwa Memorial Hall, Carabana Lounge/Bar Isolo, Ajao Estate.

DNA Victoria Island, Twist Lounge Kofo Abayomi Victoria Island, Carlsbad Lounge Adeniyi Jones Ikeja and Darts Event Centre, Grammar School, Ifako Ijaiye, Lagos also contravened the COVID-19 protocols.

The facilities were sealed for none compliance with Event Safety Clearance that was issued to them by the commission.

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Mojola stressed;

The commission will continue to monitor and enforce compliance across the state while warning that all the COVID-19 violators and perpetrators will be summoned to the commission’s office in Alausa for further directives on what to do as far as their negligence and non-compliance is concerned.

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