Lagos Shuts Havillah Event Centre Where Petrol Was Distributed As Souvenir.
The Lagos State Government has closed the Havillah Event Centre in Oniru, Eti-Osa, where gasoline was being sold as a souvenir.
On Saturday, the Lagos State Safety Commission, along with the Rapid Response Squad, RRS, closed the event center.
According to the administration, the event center was shut down for violating public safety regulations.
The Lagos Commissioner of Police has also ordered the arrest of the perpetrators.
The state government announced earlier on Saturday that it will look into a viral video showing gasoline being distributed as souvenirs in an event center.
Gbenga Omotoso, the Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, stated in a statement that the Lagos State Government’s attention had been called to a video showing kegs of fuel being handed out as souvenirs at an Event Centre in Lagos.
“The video has gone viral on social media. There is no doubt that this 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, through the Safety Commission, is investigating this matter and will ensure that all parties to this reprehensible action are made to account for it.
“The safety of lives and property of Lagosians and visitors remain a top priority to the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration. We, therefore, advise that actions that can lead to loss of lives and property be avoided,” Omotoso said.