Yomi Shogunle, an Assistant Commissioner with the Nigeria Police says that the recent raids at night clubs and popular hangout spots in the Federal Capital Territory FCT is part of efforts to rid the city of Sex Workers.
He said they are spreading diseases like HIV and STD’s, hence the need for the arrests, to prevent further spread.
Shogunle who is also the head of the Police Complaint Response Unit (CRU) made the statement through his official Twitter handle @YomiShogunle
The Assistant Commissioner said the raids and arrest are in order as prostitution is a crime under the law, adding that they are guilty of other offences like non payment of taxes.
Those making noise on the clampdown on prostitutes in #Abuja;
•Prostitution is a crime under the law
•P is a sin under the 2 main religions of FCT residents
•Medicine says P is spreading HIV & STD
•P is lifeline of violent criminals •P don’t pay tax
• culture frowns at P.
See his Tweet below