He explained that the 47 persons were picked up from the two business premises.
He observed that the affected plaza and mall were found not to have provisions for washing hands points or temperature machines at their entry points.
Attah warned that the FCT administration would not fold its hands and watch the offenders risk the lives of residents of the territory.
“We went out on routine patrol where we looked at key areas like plazas, we also looked at the malls and traffic issues.
“We observed that many people are getting relaxed and we are getting them to understand that the Presidential Executive Order on COVID-19 protocols is very much in place, he said.
He said that the task force in the FCT under the FCT Minister, Mallam Mohammad Bello and the FCT Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma, was keen at enforcing and ensuring that it actually works.
“From the arrest we made today, we got too many people arrested from the EFAB Plaza at area 11 and Bannex Plaza in Wuse II. These two plazas need to as a matter of extreme urgency, put their plazas in order.
” We are going to close Bannex Plaza as well as the EFAB Mall if they fail to comply in the shortest time, “Attah said. (NAN)