Lagos seals Event Centre where Petrol was shared as Souvenir.
Written by News Room on March 6, 2022
The Lagos State Government on Saturday said it had sealed an event centre where kegs of petrol were reportedly handed out as souvenirs.
In a statement signed by government spokesperson Gbenga Omotosho said the Lagos State Government through the Lagos Safety Commission and the Rapid Response Squad has sealed Havillah Event Centre, Oniru, for Contravening Public Safety Rules (Fuel Souvenir).
A video of the petrol kegs being shared had went viral on social media prompting the government to open an investigation.
Mr Omotosho added that the action is dangerous and can lead to loss of lives and property. It is blatantly against all safety measures in such places.
The Lagos State Government says all those involved in such unlawful act will face the law.