The Ogun State Police Command said investigation into the alleged invasion of privacy of guests at the Pavillion Hotel, Ayepe, in the Odogbolu area of the state has commenced.
This is coming after a public outcry against the hotel after a viral video showed guests lamenting the discovery of closed circuit television cameras hidden in their rooms.
In the trending video, a guest was seen removing a camera that was planted in an air conditioner in one of the rooms.
The guest was heard saying, “This is a room in the hotel we are sleeping in Ayepe; we just found out that there is a camera installed in every room. These are the four we removed from other rooms; this is the fifth room and we just found out that there is a camera inside.
“The cameras have recorded my brother’s and mother’s nakedness. Imagine, you are putting cameras in our rooms, infringing on people’s privacy, seeing people’s nakedness.”
Reacting to the development, many Nigerians condemned the action of the hotel management and called on the police to probe the allegation.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said, “The owner of the hotel stays in Lagos and the Divisional Police Officer in Odogbolu has invited him. We are expecting him to come and state his reasons for doing so.”