Okene Local Government has shutdown Villa-U hotel in Okene for disobeying the orders of the Council and threaten the security of lives and property of th people. The Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Governor on Security Matters in charge of Okene Local Government, Engr. Abdulrazaq Muhammad enforced the order in the early hours of today 19th April, 2020 after he received a report that the premises was used for a night party against the security arrangements of government.
The Local Government had earlier ban all night clubs/parties of any kind and issued stern warning to all hospitality centres within her jurisdiction not to allow their premises to be used for such activities till further notice. The directive was hinged on intelligent reports from security agencies that such social activities have been hijacked by unidentified persons with criminal intents.
It was reported that most of the night clubs arena have been converted to places of cult initiation and other related ritual activities prompting the Local Government to ban all night clubs and tighten security around all suspected areas.
Hon. Abdulrazaq has again assured the residents of Okene Local Government to go about their normal lawful businesses as security of lives and property of the people remain a top priority of government and will do everything within the ambit of the law to sustain the peace of the Council.
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18th April, 2020