Court seals FCT night club operated by Lebanese for operating during curfew hours
A mobile court on Wednesday sealed up the New Yorker Night Club and Lounge in Maitama District of Abuja for allegedly operating within curfew hours in contravention of the COVID-19 regulation, 2020.
The court sitting at the Eagles Square presided over by a magistrate, Idayat Akanni, also ordered the seal up of Agape Night Club and Lounge, Wuse II, for one week.
It convicted four defaulters, including two Lebanese – Wassim Soofau and Fawaz Ali – operators of New Yorker Night Club; Adeniran Matthew and Julius Inanemoh, the workers of Agape Night Club, respectively.
The defaulters were apprehended by the FCT COVID-19 enforcement team for engaging in social activities within the curfew hours, which is from 10pm to 6am.
Chairman of FCT Ministerial Taskforce on COVID -19, Ikharo Attah, said, “The arrests were made on Tuesday during routine monitoring of the area.”