The Oyo State Government on Wednesday announced the indefinite closure of Pete’s Bar & Lounge in Trans Wonderland after an accidental discharge from a security operative killed a customer.
A statement by the Commissioner for Information, Toye Arulogun, said a fight broke out at the bar on Monday February 26, 2018 and security operatives were called in leading to the accidental discharge.
Accordimg to the statement, the Executive Secretary, Bureau of Investment Promotion and Public Private Partnerships, Mr. Yinka Fatoki said that the management of the Trans Wonderland Nigeria Plc communicated the decision to close the bar to the government on Tuesday.
He explained that a three months quit notice had earlier been issued to the company effective January 12, 2018 over the allegation of the public sale and use of illicit drugs in the park by patrons of Pete’s Bar & Lounge.
Mr. Fatoki said that the management of Trans Wonderland had also issued a warning correspondence to The Chairman of the bar on November 17, 2017 over the issue of illicit drugs which led to the quit notice following non-compliance.
The incident has been reported to Sango Police Station for further investigation.