Abuja mall, Jabi Lake shuts operations over security threats

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Alhaji Muhammed Musa Bello

Jabi Lake Mall on Thursday announced that it would shut operations over security threats in Abuja.

The United States Embassy on Sunday issued a security alert on elevated risk of terror attacks in Abuja.

In line with this the United Kingdom, UK government, warned its citizens to stay alert, saying that the attacks are targeted at western interests.

Though the Department of State Services, DSS, had called for calm, Nigerians and residents in Abuja are still afraid of the reported attacks.
In view of the above, the mall in a statement on its Instagram page @jabilakemallnigeria, opined that the mall is committed to safeguard the life of its staff and customers.

Bellow is the full statement: “Jabi Lake Mall will be closed today, Thursday, 27 October 2022. This decision has been taken in the overall interest of the safety of all staff and customers of the mall.

“Centre Management is committed to minimising any disruptions; however, the safety of our staff and shoppers remains our highest priority.

“Management is constantly reviewing the security situation in consultation with relevant security authorities and will inform you when the mall will be re-opened.

“We apologise for any inconvenience caused and hope to provide you with a quality shopping experience soon”.

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