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Insecurity: Wike Imposes Curfew In Rivers State

The hike in the cases of insecurity across the country has made the Rivers State Security Council to impose a curfew on the 23 Local Government Areas of the State.

According to reports, the Governor made the decision considering the recent murderous attacks on security personnel in Ikwerre and Abua/Odual Local Government Areas has imposed a night-time curfew on all entry and exit points with Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, and Imo States.

This was revealed in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Kelvin Ebiri. The statement read that “Accordingly, the State Security Council has, today, after exhaustive deliberation, decided and advised that a state-wide curfew on human and vehicular movements be imposed as part of additional measures to prevent the faceless criminals from unleashing their deadly actions”.

The statement read further that, “Consequently, a night curfew is hereby imposed on the entire 23 Local Government Areas of the State prohibiting any human and or vehicular movement within or any part of the State from 10.00 p.m. to 6.00 a.m. from today 29th April 2021 until further notice”.

The governor urged everyone in the State to be vigilant and promptly report every suspicious movement in their neighbourhood to the security agencies for immediate actions.

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