The Akwa Ibom State Government has threatened to shut down hotels and entertainment centres linked to cultism and others criminal activities in the state.
The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Ini Ememobong, in a statement on Thursday said the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, as well as security agencies had set up a monitoring team to carry out the order.
The statement reads in part, “Take notice that the gtate government will shut down hotels and other entertainment centres linked with cult and criminal activities.
“This decision is informed by credible intelligence that hotel owners and proprietors of entertainment centres have given their premises to cults and other criminal gangs to use as their base.
“The public, especially proprietors of hotels and places of entertainment, should take note and act accordingly.”