Insecurity: Wike Imposes Dusk-to-Dawn Curfew In Rivers State

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Due to rising insecurity Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on the 23 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state.

On Thursday, the governor said the decision was taken after an exhaustive deliberation by the state security council at the government house in Port Harcourt.

The governor said that the curfew is with immediate effect from 10 pm to 6 am. On Wednesday, the governor had imposed a night curfew in all the state’s land borders.

In a statement by his media, Kelvin Ebiri, Governor Wike said the council decided to review the present security situation following the recent murderous attacks on security personnel in Ikwerre and Abua/Odual Local Government Areas.

There are possibilities of further deadly attacks on hard and soft targets across the state, hence the measure to secure the state and guarantee the protection of lives and property. He stated

The governor further urged everyone in the State to be vigilant and promptly report every suspicious movement in their neighbourhood .

Written by: Sdb Live News

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