While carrying out its operations of sealing hotels and bars flouting the state directive on spread of COVID-19 on Friday, a team of the Lagos State Safety Commission has claimed it was attacked and shot at Osigold Hotels and Bar in Baruwa Ipaja area of the state.
The hotel, which was sealed alongside five others for deliberately flouting the state government directive and contravening the infectious Disease Law of, was said to have over 100 people clubbing and dancing within its premises.
The Technical Adviser to the commission, Mr. Seun Awojobi, mentioned the attack on the team members while listing the names of hotels and bars that were sealed on Friday night.
They are, Bay Lounge, The Heavens Suites, Angle Villa Bar, Ehi Guest House, and Gardens Egbeda.
He confirmed, however, that Osigold Hotels and Bars was sealed and the team is determined to ensure that the relevant laws and guidelines are strictly adhered to.
“Citizens should take the fight against the novel Corona virus more seriously in other to complement the effort of the government and further curb the spread of the virus,” he cautioned.
Speaking, he enjoined the public to continue registering their businesses in line with the Register to Open initiative of the government on lasgsafetyreg.com to ensure adequate space management and preparation against when such businesses would be allowed to open.
Sounding a note of warning to other facilities in the state, he warned that the commission would continue to shutdown erring and non-compliant facilities across the state.Follow us on social media