Lagos Government Shuts Down Wonderland Over Electrocution Of Guest
Fred Omotara, Lagos
The Lagos State Government has sealed & suspended activities at the Kiddies section of Wonderland Lagos- an event venue which was meant to deliver a holiday experience of fun & excitement on Monday 26th Dec. 2022 after a guest was electrocuted at the event venue.
The Director General of the Lagos State Safety Commission, Mr Lanre Mojola in a joint inspection with the Lagos State Task Force team stated that this intervention has become imperative to prevent further exposure of attendees particularly kids at the venue to prevent accidents that can lead to injuries and fatalities.
Mr. Lanre Mojola further disclosed that the event venue owner – Mr Ezekiel Adamu had refused to implement safety measures prescribed by the Commission despite several meetings at the onset of the project following an initial safety inspection exercise carried out on the venue to deliberate on safety infractions observed within the facility.
He further stated that It has however become urgent and pertinent to shut down the facility until all infractions are corrected to prevent users from further exposure to risk especially children and to also ensure that other lined up event are safe for Lagos residents.
He further sounded a note of warning to facilities in Lagos that are not in compliance with the State Safety guidelines on events and urged residents to socialise responsibly