Lagos state government has sealed up the event center where kegs containing petrol were distributed as souvenirs.
The Lagos State Commissioner, Gbenga Omotoso, had earlier in the day released a statement condemning the act and said the state government would ensure those involved will account for their action. According to him, the act was highly dangerous.
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.”