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CARAMELO NIGHT CLUB, ABUJA DEMOLISHED BY FCTA

Officials of the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC) has demolished a popular night club in Abuja; Caramelo.

According to media reports, 34 strippers wearing Hijab were arrested recently as FCT officials raid the night club following complaints from residents within the neighborhood.

Reacting to the development, the Coordinator Abuja Metropolitan Management Council, Umar Shuaibu said that the plot in line with the Utako District Land Use Plan was originally meant for the development of a health clinic.

He said, ‘’the plot under reference is zoned as Health Clinic on the Utako District Land Use Plan, and in line with this plan, the building plan approval granted was for the development of the health clinic”.

“Accordingly, the property was developed as a health clinic, however, the use of the building has been changed to a commercial night club (Caramelo Night Club),”

The FCTA official also noted that the authority had repeatedly engaged the management of the club to stop their operation before the raid but to no avail.

He, however, assured the public that his department will continue to ensure the city remains a safe place for living, working and recreating, Premium Times reports.