Ebonyi State Government has shut down, Brifina Gardens, a hotel that doubled as strip club over bizarre sexual acts, illicit drugs and constituting public nuisance.

Located along water works Road, Abakaliki, Brifina Gardens’ strip club according to report pride itself in girls dancing full naked right in front of male guests with guests overtaken by waves of excitement encouraged to insert objects into the dancers’ private parts. It is equally a drug haven.

Speaking after government sealed off the hotel at that weekend, a Senior Special Adviser to Gov. Dave Umahi on Security, Chief Ali Odefa said government had warned Brifina Gardens’ manager to amend the hotel’s operations to conform to the laws of morality and that of the government but to no avail, adding that there were lot of criminal activities taking place in the hotel.

“Brifina Gardens is notorious for criminal hideouts, severally, security agencies have made some arrest of criminals inside Brifina Garden, and it’s a festering nest for criminals and that is what we don’t want, that is the reason why we sealed it,” he disclosed.

Manager of the club, Chinenye Okorie admitted the hotel was put in place to entertain people, and she pays every performer N10,000 each to dance naked in the club on Wednesdays, while she pays any girl who dances naked on Fridays N15,000.

She added that every week, it costs her N25, 000 to settle each of the girls that dances naked on stage to entertain her customers.

She admitted that she was warned by government to stop the business but wanted the government to formally write the company.

“I was invited by the SSA on Security and he told me to stop my business and I told them to write to the company. This is Nigeria and anybody can go for any employment so long as you are earning money and you don’t steal or prostitute.

“This is someone’s business. Someone is feeding from this and the right thing needs to be done, I’m not challenging the State Government” she affirmed.

One of the girls who were arrested in the premises who simply gave her name as Chidinma said she was Coordinator of the stripers and that she arranges boys from Lagos each week who are hired to dance naked with the girls.

Chidinma corroborated the claim of the club manager that each dancer goes home with N10, 000 on Wednesdays and N15,000 on Fridays, making it a total of N25,000 a week. –

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