The management of Merry Home Hotel Limited, Aba Tuesday unequivocally declared that the claims that there have been cases of missing persons in the Hotel as total falsehood as no such incident has been recorded by its staff or any report made to the Police alleging such
In a press statement signed by Mr Felix E. Abengowe on behalf of its management, Merry Home Hotel invited any member of the public with evidence of such incident to forward same to the State Police Command or CID for further investigation.
The Hotel also expressed its regrets and condemnation of the murder of a lady on its premises leading to its closure by Abia State Government. It however averred that facts about the incident which went viral on the social media were distorted and embellished
The Hotel provided clarifications on the incident as follows:
1. That we regret and condemn the sad murder incident of a lady whose child was also taken away alive as recorded at the hotel on 15th of April 2022.
2. That the staff and Management are security conscious in and around the premises of the hotel but were not in a position to know what happens inside the hotel rooms, as guests enjoy privacy and there was no cry for help.
The Hotel management further proffered that clearly being abreast of the sensitivities of the hospitality industry, they had put in place good security measures; And concerning the recent unfortunate incident have fully cooperated and assisted the Police in a in their investigations, hoping that the Police will, as usual see to it that the culprits are apprehended and made to face the long arms of the law.
The Hotel also expressed its appreciation to the Abia State Government for taking proactive steps which prevented hoodlums from taking undue advantage of the peddled false reports to cause mayhem.
While expressing hopes that the Police will unravel what transpired, and the cause of justice served, the Hotel management appealed to the general public to disregard any rumours meant to distort facts arguing that such are the handiwork of detractors who are bent on tarnishing the reputation and brand of Merry Home Hotel Limited, Aba
It promised to avail the general public of information pertaining to the incident as Police unravels same and assured its customers that “Merry Home Hotels Ltd remains your ‘Home away’ from home”.