The Lagos State Police Command, premised on its vow to enforce COVID-19 orders in the state, pounced on some night clubs on Sunday, January 3, 2021 around 3:00am and the police taskforce arrested seventy-one (71) suspects for violating COVID-19 orders at Lekki and Surulere areas of the state respectively.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, had already instructed the Taskforce, Area Commanders, DPOs and other operational units in the command to go after the unruly and deviant individuals and club owners who might want to violate the orders and bring them to book.
The clubs raided includes Folix Club, Lekki and Bench Bar, Adeniran Ogunsanya, Surulere, Lagos State.
In addition, the Taskforce impounded eleven (11) vehicles for violating the twelve (12) midnight to 4:00am curfew and two (2) vehicles for driving against the traffic (one way) on the same date.
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.