The Federal Government of Nigeria today, Saturday, March 14, 2020, shut down a Chinese Restaurant, Haufei Restaurant, and Mall, located in Victoria Island Lagos for refusing to serve Nigerians.
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, in a tweet, revealed that the staff of the restaurant, which is located on 33, Aboyade Close, Victoria Island, admitted that it was the business policy of the owners.
The FCCPC explained that Haufei restaurant and Mall was closed Cole, VI, based on credible intelligence and surveillance, which reportedly disclosed that the business declines service to Nigerians.
The tweet was accompanied by photos of the sealed restaurant.
Some Nigerians had earlier shared their experiences on social media, wondering why workers at the restaurant refused to serve them food.
One Folabomi had shared a video of herself in front of the eatery and had asserted that she and her friends were asked to leave the Chinese restaurant simply because they are blacks. In Nigeria.
Her words “Our only option is to take out, but we cannot physically sit down and eat at the restaurant. As you can see, this has turned me into a crazy person. I don’t joke with my food,” she also wrote.
An Instagram user, @coco_nutter, said, “I don’t understand how this is even possible. It is a recent policy made by the proprietor and the chef (who only spoke Mandarin) could not give us a reason why we could not sit and have a meal…”