The Lagos State Police Command premised on its vow to enforce COVID-19 orders in the state, pounced on some night clubs on 3rd January 2021.
At about 3 am and arrested seventy-one (71) suspects for violating COVID-19 orders at Lekki and Surulere areas of the state respectively, and impounded 13 vehicles.
CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi (mnipr) PPRO Lagos State Command Ikeja made this known in a press release issued and signed on the 5th of January, 2021.
According to the statement, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, had already instructed the Taskforce, DPOs, and other operational units in the command to go after the recalcitrant and deviant individuals who might want to violate the orders and bring them to book.
He also added that the clubs raided by the Taskforce included Folix Club, Lekki and Bench Bar, Adeniran Ogunsanya, Surulere, Lagos State.
In addition, the Taskforce impounded eleven (11) vehicles for violating the 12 midnight to 4 am curfew and two (2) vehicles for driving against the traffic (one way) on the same date.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu has ordered for the immediate trial of the suspects and necessary sanctions for the owners of the impounded vehicles.
He further directed that officers and men of the command must intensify efforts on total compliance with the COVID-19 guidelines and protocols as rolled out by the Presidential Taskforce and the Lagos State Government.