Court Seals Hotel, Nightclub In Abuja
A Mobile Court sitting in Federal Capital Territory, FCT, on Wednesday sealed up New Yorker Night Club and Lounge, located in Maitama District of Abuja, for allegedly operating within prohibited and curfew hours in contravention of the COVID-19 regulation, 2020.
The court sitting at the Eagles Square presided over by Magistrate Idayat Akanni, which also ordered for seal up of Agape Nightclub and lounge, Wuse II, said the seal up for the period of one week.
The court, which also summarily tried and convicted four defaulters namely: Wassim Soofau and Fawaz Ali, who are Lebanese and operators of New Yorker NightClub and Adeniran Matthew and Julius Inanemoh, staff of Agape Nightclub respectively .
While the two Lebanese feigned ignorance of the prohibition on operations of social activities outside working hours, those of the Agabe nightclub ) pleaded not guilty to the allegations against them.