The Lagos State Safety Commission has shut the multi-billion multi-national shopping outlet, Shoprite located at the Ikeja Shopping Mall, Ikeja, Lagos, southwest Nigeria, for allegedly breaching safety law, Pm News is reporting.
Officials of the commission were said to have stormed Shoprite yesterday afternoon and drove everyone out and sealed off the massive premises, placing a seal order at the entrance.
The seal order notice read: “Sealed, this premises has been sealed following the breach of safety law. This seal must not be broken. For further enquiries, contact the Commission.”
When P.M.News visited the place Friday night, many customers who did not know that the place had been shut were stranded outside the premises.
A source in the commission however disclosed to them the place was shut for failing to abide by the safety laws of the state.