COVID-19: 71 arrested for partying in Lekki, Surulere

January 5, 2021
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The Lagos state Police Command has arrested 71 suspects for allegedly violating coronavirus safety protocols in Lekki and Surulere areas of the state by attending and partying in clubs.

This was disclosed in a statement signed on Tuesday by the command’s Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi.

Adejobi said the clubs raided by the taskforce included Folix Club, Lekki and Bench Bar, Adeniran Ogunsanya, Surulere.

“The clubbers were arrested over the weekend in these areas for defying the COVID-19 protocols in the state,” he said.

The officer added that 11 vehicles were impounded for violating the curfew from midnight to 4 a.m. while two vehicles were impounded for driving against the traffic.

The suspects will be immediately tried and necessary sanctions for the owners of the impounded vehicles.

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