Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has
ordered the immediate closure of a popular of night
club in Ondo State.
The club, Mai Asubahi Night Club and GidanBarau
situated in Ore, Odigbo Local Government Area of
Ondo was said to be notorious with criminal
According to the Governor in a statement issued by
his Chief Press Secretary, Richard Olatunde, the
club was being operated by a gang popularly known
as ‘Zamfara boys’ engaging in drug peddling and
Three months ago, the governor had also closed
down a popular night club known as Bola Komo in
Akure, the state capital over the issue of insecurity.
In the statement, the closure became imperative
following the spate of insecurity in Ore and its
environs which was alleged of being fueled by the
The statement read “The Ondo State Governor,
Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, has
ordered the immediate closure of Mai Asubahi
Night Club and GidanBarau, in Ore, Odigbo Local
Government Area of the state.
“The closure became imperative on the heels of
growing security concerns among residents of Ore
in Odigbo Local Government Area over the criminal
activities of a gang known as Zamfara boys, who
specialize in peddling hard drugs/illicit substances
and underage commercial sex hawking.
“The Governor has, consequently, ordered the
Commander of the State Security Network,
(Amotekun) to mobilize personnel to effect this