Lagos To Prosecute Managers For Reopening Sealed Restaurant

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Two managers at Kingfisher, a restaurant in the Lekki area of Lagos State, have been arrested after they broke the government seal used to shut the facility and resume full operations.

 

This was disclosed in a post on the official X handle of the Senior Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on New Media, Jubril Gawat, on Monday.

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According to Gawat, the Commissioner for the Environment, Tokunbo Wahab, and the General Manager of the state’s Environmental Protection Agency, Tunde Ajayi, discovered this on Sunday night during a routine compliance of sealed facilities in the area.

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Gawat added, “The Governor’s monitoring team provided security backup, and two managers were arrested at about 12:30 a.m. with the help of the CSO to the Governor.

 

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“They will be charged to court today and face the maximum consequence of their actions.”

 

Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency sealed some entertainment centres in Lekki Phase 1 on Saturday for repeated environmental violations.

 

The affected establishments include Red Bar, Kingfisher, Sea Lounge, HOV Lounge, Circa, Bolivar, and Bay Lounge.

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