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LG council chair closes brothel, bar in Kebbi

The Chairman of Koko/Bessse Local Government Area in Kebbi, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has directed the immediate close down of a house alleged to have been running secret bar and brothel in Koko.

The local government chairman, made this revelation, Wednesday while addressing newsmen in Koko.

He revealed that the activities going on in the house locally known as ‘White House’, are in contravention of the existing laws.

“We have ordered the closure of the white house where alcoholic drinks were sold and consumed and brothel activities practiced.

“The closure of the house is bound by the local government bylaw which prohibits selling and consumption of alcoholic drinks, prostitution and other social vices in the area,” he said.

Bello has advised members of the area to do away with acts that contradict to teaching of the religion and norms and values of the society.

He has called on the security agencies to effect the order so as to reduce social vices and criminality in the area.

Alhaji Muhammad Koko, the District Head of Koko, while reacting to the development commended the local government council for closing the house.

He added that the directive has come at the right moment, reaffirming that all social vices are against teachings of Islam.

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