A file photo of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike.

Wike Imposes Curfew

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has imposed a nighttime curfew at all exit and entry points of the state, few days after gunmen killed security personnel in some parts of the state.

In a statewide broadcast on Tuesday, Governor Wike said no vehicle will be allowed to enter into or travel out of Rivers State from 8pm to 6 am every day, beginning from today, April the 28th until further notice.

The governor discloses that this decision aims at curbing the increasing rate of insecurity in the state.

According to Wike, the killers of the three Customs officials, five soldiers, and an unspecified number of police officers;

between Saturday and Sunday are people from outside the state, adding that investigation is on to unravel their motive.

He pleaded for understanding from residents of the state, also reassuring them of their security

Adding that his administration will stop at nothing to end the insecurity.

He also crave the indulgence of resident to adhere strictly to the curfew and all security laws

The Governor also reminds the people of their roles in ensuring securities of lives and properties in the state

He encouraged residents to be watchful, vigilant and report any suspected movements or discussion around them

Wike however commended the efforts of security personnel and assures them of the support of the state Government

The Governor reiterates a zero tolerance for any form of default of the curfew laws and stressed that anyone caught will be adequately dealt with.

He however, beckons on the Federal Government to deploy more security personnel to the state

Wike Imposes Curfew

Follow also:



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *