FCTA Seals Jabi Lake Mall Where Naira Marley Holds His Concert
The Federal Capital Territory FCT Ministerial Enforcement Task team on Covid -19 Restrictions has sealed up the Jabi Lake Mall indefinitely for violating the Presidential Task Force’s directives on the ban on public gatherings.
Speaking to newsmen in Abuja after sealing the mall, Chairman of the Ministerial Enforcement Taskteam on Covid-19 Restrictions, Ikharo Attah, lamented despite several warnings from the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 and the FCT Administration on guidelines to operate, the management of the Jabi Lake Mall chose to encourage and permits a concerts by their customer Naira Marley and also conducting business activities to exceeding the normal hours allowed by the authorities.
He further disclosed the administration has secured a judgement from a mobile court headed by Magistrate Idayat Akonni who sat in the malls premises in Jabi to seal up the mall for two weeks for default of the Covid-19 protocols bearing three count charges on the Mall.
Ikharo explained that the seal up order was necessitated by the unlawful and embarrassing event at the mall on Friday night.
When asked if the FCT administration plans to declare Marley wanted, Attah said: “He flew in to Abuja Friday from Lagos and returned back same day to the nations forma Capital City.
“We are convinced that the Lagos state govt who had in recent past had unpleasant experience with the artist will do the needful since he also breached the inter state travel ban which applies to Lagos state.”