KWHA Summons Management of Hotels Over Stripper Clubs
Kwara State House of Assembly has summoned management of some Hotels and other Hospitality centers in Ilorin ,the state capital to appear before it on over allegations that they run Strippers Clubs within their premises.
The hotels and hospitality Centres are Kwara Hotels, Princess Luxury Hotel, and Bubbles Club.
Others invited are Ministry of Commerce and Harmony Holdings.
The summon was sequel to a motion under Matter of Public Importance raised by the House Leader, Hon Hassan Oyeleke that a number of hotels in the state capital run strippers clubs,contrary to the moral values of the people of the state.
Oyeleke said that no religion or civilization supports nudity in any society, hence, a state like Kwara, which is known as a religious state, should not allow the existence of strippers clubs in the state
Other members who contributed to the motion said the future was bleak with the recent happenings in the society, pointing out that there was the need to regulate the activities of the hotels in the state so that the menace could be nipped in the bud.
They called on the religious leaders an other opinion moulders to rise up to the challenge by condemning the act .
Reading the resolution of the House, the Deputy Speaker Matthew Okedare, who presided at the plenary directed the management of Kwara Hotels, Harmony Holdings and others to appear on the floor of the House on the said date to explain why such activity is promoted in their hotels.
Similarly, the House summoned the Ministry of Environment and Forestry to appear before the House Committee on Health and Environment on the environmental degradation on going deforestation in the metropolis could cause.
Hon, Felicia Ebun Owolabi, who moved the motion on noted that indiscriminate felling of trees without appropriate planting of new ones posed serious danger to man and the environment.
Others who contributed to the motion ,including, Hon Ramat Segilola Abdulkadri, Adamu Usman and Ahmed Ibn Muhammed attributed the incidents to the activities of producers of charcoal.
The Deputy Speaker, Hon Mathew Okedare, while reading the resolutions called on the Ministry of Environment and Forestry and other relevant government agencies to look into the issue of environmental degradation with the view of curbing activities that could lead to deforestation.
The House called on the State Government to enforce all existing extant laws on environmental degradation while appropriate measures should be meted on violators.
The House also urged the state government to fund the Ministry of Environment to plant new trees and sensitization of the public on tree planting.