Governor Inuwa Yahaya Orders Immediate Closure Of All ‘Gala Houses’ In Gombe State

...Directs Security Agencies To Ensure Strict Compliance

Governor State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya CON has directed the immediate closure of all ‘Gala Houses’ within the State.

The Secretary to the State Government, Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi, who announced the directive, said the measure followed a series of complaints from the general public on the incessant immoral, criminal activities and security breaches being perpetrated in such night clubs.

According to a press release on Monday, 28th August 2023 signed by the Director-General (Press Affairs) Gombe Government House, Ismaila Uba Misilli, said that the Governor has, consequently, ordered the Nigeria Police, Nigeria Civil Defence Corps, and the Operation Hattara to mobilize their personnel to effect the directive and ensure strict compliance.

For the avoidance of doubt, the affected Gala Houses are Jami’a Gidan Wanka located at Mile 3 Yola Road, Gombe, White House Theatre (Babban Gida) located at New Mile 3 Yola Road, Gombe; Gidan Lokaci General Merchant located at Mile 3 Reservoir Road, Gombe and Farin Gida Entertainment II located at Wuro Karal, Kalshingi Road, Gombe.

Others are Gidan Zamani Entertainment New Mile 3, Yola Road, Tumfure, Gombe; Albarka Entertainment Located at Wuro Karal, Bypass near Hara Form, Gombe; Gala Houses Located at Kuri Town, Lubo village and Kurba village all in Yamaltu Deba Local Government Area.

Also affected are Tauraren Wash located at Trailer Park, Bauchi Road, Gombe, and Gala House located at Bajoga Town in Funakaye Local Government Area.