The Lagos state government has sealed off the event center where gallons of petrol was shared as gifts to the attendees as gifts, and also issued an arrest warrant for host and organizers of the the event.
The sealing off of the event center comes after the Lagos State government through Commissioner, Gbenga Omotoso, disapproved of the act.
An update shared by Jubril Gawat, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Governor of Lagos State on New Media, says the event center has been closed. He added that the state Commissioner of Police has ordered the arrest of all those involved.
”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) … as Lagos CP orders the arrest of culprits involved.”
This coming after the government of the state kicked and frowned against the kind gesture, saying that bringing a highly inflammable liquid into an event menu, risked the lives and properties of people