Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt



Rivers Authorities has imposed a complete lockdown of Bonny Native Authorities Space and Onne Group in Eleme Native Authorities Areas with impact from June 21 to test the unfold of coronavirus within the state.

Governor Nyesom Wike in a state broadcast on Saturday night mentioned all residents of Bonny and Onne neighborhood, besides these on important providers should keep at residence.

Wike mentioned: “Pursuant to the elemental goal of stopping the unfold of coronavirus, we’ve got reviewed the state of affairs in Bonny Island and Onne Communities and are available to the conclusion {that a} complete lockdown is important at the moment to close down the persevering with unfold of the virus in these communities.

“By this measure, all retailers, workplaces and enterprise locations should stay closed.

“All gatherings, together with spiritual, burial and marriage ceremony actions are prohibited. All entry and exit into the 2 communities, besides these on important providers and duly permitted, are additionally banned.


“Safety companies have been directed to implement the lockdown by arresting and prosecuting anybody who dares to disobey these directives”.

The Governor famous with 866 optimistic circumstances out of 2572 examined samples, the state was regularly turning into the subsequent epicenter of the virus within the South-south area of the nation.

Wike regretted the nonchalant angle of these, who blatantly violated the rights of individuals to good well being and public security by refusing to adjust to established pointers.

He appealed to all residents and guests to deal with the unfold of coronavirus with all seriousness by staying at residence as a lot as potential.

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