Two brothels, located at Afaha Uqua and Ofriyo in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State have been closed down indefinitely.
The names of the brothels are Candy Shot located at Afaha Uqua road and Black & White located at Ofriyo .
The brothels were closed down due to the death of three persons, following a minor disagreement that took place.
It was gathered that an incident took place at Candy Shot brothel at about 11:am on Monday, June 21, which led to two men attacking each other with broken bottles.
The operation as directed by Akaniyene Tommey, Chairman of Eket local government area, and was carried out by Eket Environmental Protection/Waste Management Committee led by the Secretary of the Committee, Mr Richy Udoka aka Imoh Badoo with a team of Policemen from Eket Divisional Police Headquarters.
Meanwhile, the Chairman in a bid to ensure the security of lives and property of Eket people, joined the Eket Police Area Commander, ACP Baba Audu and the DPO CSP Sunday Digha on a raid of the brothels and arrested some miscreants.
The Chairman while commending gallant Police officers of the force, also charged them not to spare anyone in the course of their duty as the safety and well being of the people of Eket is of utmost importance to him.
Also accompanying the Chairman were the Chief of Staff, Chief A.S. Idim , the Supervisor for Political Affairs, Mr. Ebitu Michael and the Supervisor for Works and Transport Mr Imoh Ebitu.