The Governor of Rivers State, Nesom Wake, denounced the escalation of cult actions, violence and killing across the neighborhood of the Higher Okuronodu Bridge within the Obyo / Akpur Native Governmental District. The administration has repeatedly warned misguided youth that partaking within the sect is a hateful, anti-social habits.
A pledge that anybody disturbing peace and safety within the Rivers neighborhoods will likely be handled.
The federal government has imposed a complete curfew for 24 hours for 2 weeks on your entire space alongside and across the Okoro-nodu Bridge which has a radius of 1 kilometer from Saint Emmanuel Anglican Church, Rumuokoro, and extends to the Rumuodomaya Slaughter Market and Day by day Native Authorities. From Monday, November 23, 2020.
Wike said that no type of commerce or motion of individuals or autos will likely be permitted inside the aforementioned prohibited areas till additional discover.  02] Solely staff and autos of Julius Berger Nigeria Restricted are exempt from curfew.
Wike directed the safety companies to implement strict compliance with a curfew, and to arrest and prosecute any individual, vendor, or car in violation.
The governor warned that neighborhood leaders who permit tradition and dysfunction to flourish of their discipline will likely be handled as collaborators and punished.