The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu has warned Hoteliers across the state against violation of COVID-19 protocols.
He also charged them to operate according to the provisions of the law, avoid violating customers’ human rights in all spheres and aiding and abetting criminals.
The CP in meeting with the hoteliers on Wednesday vowed to close down any facility caught in the web of gross violation of COVID-19 protocols, aiding and abetting criminals, negligence leading to the deaths of customers.
The police boss said the command has recorded cases of drowning and sudden and unnatural deaths in some hotels as a result of negligence on the part of the hotel owners and managers.
Odumosu admonished hoteliers to brace up and do the needful to assist the police in providing adequate security for the lives and property of Lagosians.
The Hoteliers were led to the meeting by the President of the Lagos Hoteliers Association Prince Adekunle Akilo.
The association appreciated the meeting and promised unequivocally to adjust, respect the laws of Lagos State and assist in having effective policing of the state.