The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo Olu’s government has matched words with action, making good its threat by arresting the event organiser who shared petrol as a souvenir in the state.
The Police in Lagos State has arrested Pearl Chidinma Ogbolu, a.k.a. Erelu Okin for the controversial Lagos party.
The organizer distributed kegs of petrol as souvenirs at Havilah Events Centre in Oniru, Victoria Island, on March 4.
A statement on Tuesday by the Police spokesman, Adekunle Ajisebutu said Ogbolu was charged to court on Monday.
She was arraigned on a four-count charge of conduct likely to cause a breach of peace, endangering human life by distributing combustible matter in a public gathering.
Other charges were: intent to do harm to another, unlawful storage and containerising petroleum product without a permit.
Ogbolu appeared before the Special Offences (Mobile) Court of Lagos State at Oshodi under Ikeja Magisterial District.
Ajisebutu didn’t disclose if the defendant pleaded guilty or not guilty when the charges were read.
Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi had ordered her arrest after the event centre was sealed.
Alabi reiterated the command’s commitment to protecting lives and property and warned citizens against acts capable of endangering human lives.