The state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN)), said on Monday that they would be prosecuted for flouting social distancing regulation of the state.
The state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN)), said on Monday that they would be prosecuted for flouting social distancing regulation of the state
He made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) shortly after an Ikeja chief magistrates’ court convicted and sentenced Mrs Akindele and her husband for flouting the regulation.
OduNews.com had earlier reported that the couple was sentenced to two weeks of community service after pleading guilty.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Aje-Afunwa also imposed N100,000 fine on each of them, directing that they should be isolated for 14 days.
The attorney-general said efforts were being intensified to arrest all those who attended the party held on Amen Estate in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos.
He said all the attendees will be made to face the full wrath of the law.
“Once they are apprehended, they will face charges.
“Today, the state charged two people to court for violating the Infection Disease Regulation of Lagos State Government.
“They pleaded guilty and the court has sentenced them to pay a fine of N100, 000 each, to observe community service for 14 days and to be kept in isolation in a place to be decided by the Lagos State Ministry of Health,” he said.
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