The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Mr Hakeem Odumosu, on Monday mentioned the Police Command had shut down Cubana Nightclub, Victoria Island and arrested 172 folks for breaching the COVID-19 protocols.
Odumosu disclosed this to newsmen on the Police Command, Ikeja the place the violators had been confined, NAN stories.
The police commissioner mentioned folks had been arrested as a result of they flouted the social distancing rule and the sporting of face masks protocol put in place to curb the unfold of COVID-19.
“The women and gents had been arrested on the early hours of Saturday at Cubana Nightclub for breaching the social distancing rule and there’s a viral video to that impact in circulation.
“They’ve been arrested for violating the regulation of the state and the regulation will take its course.
“They are going to be charged to court docket and no matter determination the court docket takes is what we’ll adjust to,” Odumosu mentioned.
Odumosu mentioned that clubbing had been banned, however different social engagement akin to shopping for and promoting might happen solely with permission from the Lagos State Security Fee.
“Golf equipment are permitted to open so long as they don’t interact in clubbing as a result of this exercise has been completely banned, it encourages bodily interplay amongst folks in opposition to COVID-19 protocols.
“Nonetheless, as soon as the membership will get the approval of the security fee and ensures that social distancing and face mask-wearing is adhered to, they are going to don’t have any drawback with the regulation,” he added.