Lagos to prosecute Lekki club for assaulting govt officials

CITIZENS COMPASS —The Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab, has vowed to prosecute all 11 employees of 10 POTS Night Club,Lagos State for assaulting the officials of Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA). 

The Club is located at 2A Admiralty Way, Lekki. 

This was disclosed by the Director, Public Affairs, Kunle Adeshina,in a statement on Sunday, October 15, 2023. 

According to him, the Club staff also broke the seal of LASEPA.

He said that the Commissioner spoke in the aftermath of the arrest of the 11 employees (four males, seven females) of the night club, who were arrested after brutalising state officials who had earlier sealed the premises for noise pollution.

He added that they would all be arraigned before appropriate courts of law on Monday, October 16, 2023, along with the property owner to serve as a deterrent to others who might consider embracing such illegal options.

The arrested employees removed the seal of LASEPA which was used to secure the premises between 11.11 a.m and 11.33 a.m on Saturday October 14, following enforcement activities

“By 12.44 p.m. when LASEPA operatives returned to the Club, it had been reopened and back to business.

“Attempts to reseal the premises were violently resisted by the staffers, inflicting bodily harm on state officials, necessitating the call for reinforcement of security,” Adeshina said.


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