No fewer than 70 registered hotels in Adamawa State risk fizzling out of businesses if they fail to install cctv cameras.
The state Deputy Governor, Kaletapwa George Farauta, gave this indication at an emergency meeting with the hospitality business owners at Government House, Yola.
The directive came following the recent killing of a lady in Happy Day Hotel, Target Junction Jimeta, Yola.
Kaletapwa who described the killing as babaric, warned hotel owners to ensure the safety of their customers.
She added that hence forth negligence and insecurity in the hotels will not be tolerated.
The Deputy Governor stressed that protection of life and property of the citizens is the Fresh Air Government’s top priority .
Earlier speaking, the Chief of Staff, Government House, Dr Edgar Amos announced that a committee has already been set up to go round and ensure compliance of the government’s directive.
In his own remark, the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Sulaiman Nguroje, urged the public to give timely information to the police to enable them take action immediately after sn incident, as the police is committed to ensuring peace and stability in the state.
Samuel Aduata, the state chairman of Hotelians Association, assured of the union’s cooperation to avoid future occurrence of the recent killing.
By Hussain Hammangabdo