COVID-19: FCT seals hotel for operating nightclub

By umoren99 • 6 days ago • 2206 views • 832 comments

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja

A mobile court on Monday ordered that Missouri hotel , located in the Maitama District of Abuja , be sealed for allegedly operating a nightclub during the curfew hours.

The action , the court said , was in contravention of the COVID - 19 protocols .

Handing down the order on Monday , Magistrate Idayat Akanni , directed that the hotel should be sealed for one week .

The court also sentenced 11 defaulters to three - day community service with an option of N 5, 000 fine each.

Our correspondent gathered that six of the defaulters are workers of the hotel , who were apprehended by the COVID - 19 enforcement team for opening up their business within the curfew hours of 10 pm to 6 am within the FCT .

Five fun - seekers found on the premises were arrested for partaking in the social gathering, which according to the court constituted nightclub activities.

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