In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 24th, June, 2020

Hoteliers, Beer Parlours Drags LG To Court docket Over Plans To Ban Alcohol

Hoteliers, Beer Parlours Drags LG To Court Over Plans To Ban Alcohol


Hoteliers, Beer Parlours Drags  LG To Court docket Over Plans To Ban Alcohol

Hoteliers and Beer Parlours Proprietors Affiliation has dragged the Sabon Gari Authorities  Native Space, Zaria, Kaduna State, to courtroom over the proposed invoice to outlaw beer consumption or gross sales within the space.

Sabon Gari is a settlement space for non-indigenes.

On June 11,2020, the hoteliers by one in all their counsels, Solomon Kaine, utilized and obtained a courtroom order from the state Excessive Court docket sitting in Zaria to restrain the council from passing the invoice to outlaw the sale and consumption of alcohol.

Nevertheless, Kabir Sabo, mounted June 23, 2020 for substantive listening to of the applying.

The listening to was stalled on Tuesday as a result of the courtroom didn’t sit.

Kaine stated the hoteliers dragged the council to courtroom as a result of it had no  energy to outlaw the sale and consumption of alcohol within the space.

He stated, “We wish the courtroom to cease the native authorities from harassing the hoteliers and as properly cease enacting such regulation.”

Recall that pressure rose in Zaria in October 2019  through the public listening to on the proposed invoice.

On the listening to in October,  the resort homeowners, by their  lawyer, Mr Daniel Peter, had famous that Native Governments  in Nigeria have the powers to license , regulate and management the gross sales  of liquor, however argued that they don’t have energy to ban the gross sales of liquor in addition to shouldn’t have legislative energy to ban consumption of beer.

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