COVID-19 Violation: Club VICTORIA Boss Appeals To Lagos govt, Stakeholders Over closure

The management of Club VICTORIA in Lagos has appealed to the Lagos State government to kindly reconsider its closure following a violation to the COVID-19 protocols.

The Lagos State Police Command had last week Saturday raided the club located at Ajose Adeogun, Victoria Island, Lagos, and arrested some clubbers and strippers at the club.

But the club Executive Chairman, Bruno Roy Owede in a press statement issued in Lagos, on Friday described the incident as gross managerial misconduct, stressing that, the management has enforced disciplinary procedures against the affected workers.

Owede maintained that, the intention of the club was not to disregard or flout the COVID-19 rules and restrictions, but to keep everyone away from harm’s way.

He added that, as a brand committed to due process and compliance, the club has submitted to the authorities for their enforcement efforts and step up its commitment in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

He assured members of the host community and customers of the club of the management’s readiness to partner with Lagos State government in an effort to create awareness about the importance of adherence to necessary precautions recommended by health professionals.

“On behalf of the entire board and management of Club VICTORIA, we are deeply sorry for the unpleasant events of Friday, 8th of January 2021, which has put our brand in the headlines for the wrong reasons.

“Last week was the toughest operational week in our history, but it’s important to state that our intentions were never to disregard or flout the COVID-19 rules and restrictions aimed at keeping all of us out of harm’s way.

“The incident was a gross managerial misconduct and we have enforced disciplinary procedures while working hard to put preventive measures in place,” he added.

He also noted that, as a brand committed to due process and compliance with the rule of law, the club promptly submitted to the authorities in their enforcement efforts, adding that, “we would also like to take this opportunity to tender our unreserved apology to His Excellency; the governor of Lagos State, the entire state executive council, the Police authorities and our friends and clients that were affected by this incident.”

“As a company known for its commitment to the development of our host city, we pledge to step up on our commitment in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic. We are also ready to partner with the Lagos State government in the efforts to create awareness about the importance of adherence to necessary precautions recommended by health professionals,” he said.

YOU SHOULD NOT MISS THESE HEADLINES FROM NIGERIAN TRIBUNE

As Nigeria Enters The New Year, More People Die Of COVID-19

Last week, Nigeria recorded 55 new COVID-19 deaths which is the highest in over four months, Tribune Online analysis reveals. According to data sourced from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the last time Nigeria recorded more deaths than last week was the 59 deaths reported in the 32nd week of the pandemic (August 2 – August 8)…

[ICYMI] Minutes After Electoral College Elected Joe Biden, US Attorney General Resigns (Resignation Letter Inside)

A close ally of President Donald Trump and the United States Attorney General, William Barr, has resigned his appointment after holding a meeting with the president…

COVID-19 Vaccine To Arrive Nigeria End Of January — PTF

NATIONAL coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, has said the nation is expected to receive its first batch of the COVID-19  vaccines by the end of this month. Aliyu made the disclosure as a guest on ARISE News, on Sunday. Upon receipt of the vaccines, Aliyu said vaccination of the public, especially those that are vulnerable, the elderly…

Pollution, Deforestation: How Ignorance, Unclear Environmental Policies Influence Booming Fish Smoking Industry

Rays of the afternoon sun pelted her head as she fanned the embers beneath the half-cut iron drum with the smoke permeating the air. “This smoke is unbearable, Iya Maria,” said one of the three neighbours conversing under a makeshift shed about five meters away. Their voices rose and fell intermittently…

International Criminal Court Begins Probe Into Shooting Of #EndSARS Protesters In Nigeria

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has disclosed that it’s conducting a preliminary investigation into the recent #EndSARS protests in Nigeria, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reported on Wednesday…

You might also like
Comments

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. AcceptRead More