The Federal Competitors and Shopper Safety Fee (FCCPC) says the Chinese language restaurant recognized for unique and discriminatory service in Lagos remained shut.
The FCCPC Director Basic, Mr Babatunde Irukera, disclosed this when he appeared on the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) discussion board in Abuja.
Irukera mentioned if a spot was shut down on this method, there was course of to observe for such to be re-opened for enterprise.
He said that although the house owners of the restaurant had began the method however couldn’t full it as a result of lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic.
He added that one of many pointers of lockdown in Lagos was that, individuals now not sit in a restaurant however might solely order for meals and take away.
The director normal emphasised that one of many key points with reopening was that there should be some commitments from the restaurant to function with new protocols.
He mentioned that the restaurant would solely all at any time when these protocols had been adhered to and authorized by the fee.
Recalling the operation that led to the shutdown, Irukera disclosed that “why we shut down the restaurant, we bought a reputable intelligence that the restaurant was discriminatory and won’t serve Nigerians.
“We carried out a sting operation the place our personal operatives went in there to be served and I used to be one of many operatives as a matter of truth.
“I went there and I used to be turned away as a result of I wasn’t a South-East Asian and what we did was to close down the place,” he defined.