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Police Ban Yola Beach Party, Threaten To Arrest Organisers

Police in Adamawa State said they have stopped the organisers of a beach party in the state from going ahead with the show over concerns of immorality raised by members of the public.

Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, Adamawa State Police spokesperson on Sunday announced the ban of the party which many expressed fears might promote nudity.

“We restricted this event to protect the social dignity, culture, values and morals of the state, any person caught promoting the party or engaged in anyways will be charged to the law, he warned,” Nguroje said.

He added that “personnel have been deployed to conduct a ground survey on the organisers, sponsors and venue where the immoral party scheduled to hold”.

Before the police clampdown on the event, there was an advertisement for the ‘Yola Beach Party’  scheduled to take place on January 3 by 2 pm. Participants were expected to pay N2000 as gate fee while it is marked 18+ with live music, fun, BBQ and others.

The police spokesperson said parents should warn their children to desist from engaging themselves in that act in order to avoid prosecution.

HumAngle learnt that this was the second time the event was taking place in the capital of the state.

Sources in the state said religious groups have condemned planned the party, demanding government that should swift into action to stop the event.

As of the time of filing this report, the identities of the organisers of the beach party could not be ascertained.

This is coming days after Kaduna State Government demolished Asher Hotel in Barnawa Kaduna South Local Government Area, purported to be the venue for a sex party, scheduled for December 27.

The police also confirmed the arrest of the promoters. Muhammad Jalige, the police spokesperson, said: “We are investigating those behind the sex party and will soon give details of our findings.” 

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