Reactions As Police Arrest 39 Persons At Lagos Strip Club During Lockdown
The police command in Lagos on Sunday announced the arrest of 640 persons who flouted the stay at home orders, including 39 who were arrested at a strip club.
In a bid to curb the spread of the coronavirus, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered a 14-weeks lockdown of movements in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja which took effect from 30th of March. The lockdown was later extended by two weeks.
According to the statement released by Bala Elkana, Lagos police public relations officer, operatives from Idimu police station arrested 39 persons at a strip club in Idimu at about 1:30 am on Friday, April 24th.
Elkana also revealed that 10 persons on Thursday were arrested for organising a party at Lekki Garden.
Below are some of the reactions from social media users who chided the defaulters for violating the lockdown orders:
The Lagos State police command has announced the arrest of 620 persons, including 39 at a strip club, who violated the lockdown rules in the state.
So in this lockdown,
While we are fighting a pandemic,
Some of you were still looking for FreakyFreaky 😆
Ooin you are doing well
— #OurFavOnlineDoc 🛂 (@DrOlufunmilayo) April 26, 2020
Lagos state government arrests 39 persons at a strip club for lockdown violation.
I hope they’re dealt with, no be say some of us wey dey house no get 2k to go collect lap dance too, we just respect rules and regulations.
— Zaddy Ajala (@UNCLE_AJALA) April 27, 2020
If you belong to this category of people and no one has told you about how foolish you are, I am here to tell you for free.
— MC Son of the Most High (@adebayoodofin) April 27, 2020
Are we mad in this country?
39 at a strip club despite lockdown? Yet, such people wil come on SM and throw tantrums at govts dat theyve failed.
They should be isolated for 2 weeks, if free of #Covid_19, they should b sent to jail, go to court wen d Pandemic s over.
— Floki the 🛶 builder🇳🇬🎗 (@wazman_dr) April 27, 2020