Club guards attack Lagos COVID-19 enforcement team

Club guards attack Lagos COVID-19 enforcement team

Some officials of the Lagos State Safety Commission have been reportedly attacked in the Ipaja area of Lagos while applying the ban on social gatherings because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Technical Adviser of the commission, Mr. Seun Awojobi, in a statement on Tuesday,

alleged that they attacked the enforcement team at Osigold Hotels and Bar, where 100 people allegedly revealed.

Awojobi said the gathering contravened the infectious diseases law of the state,

adding that they shot the government workers for attempting to seal the hotel.

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The Director-General of the commission, Mr. Lanre Mojola,

said the agency was determined to ensure adherence to safety guidelines.

Mojola noted that 10 social and religious centers, including Osigold Hotels and Bars, sealed during the weekend operation.

He identified other affected facilities as The Harvest, Lagos; Bay Lounge; The Heavens Suites;

Angle Villa Bar; Ehi Guest House and Gardens, Egbeda; Mountain Top Hotels and Suites Ojodu.

He said,

“Residents must take responsibility and fight against the novel coronavirus

more seriously to complement the government’s efforts at curbing the spread of the virus.”

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