By Faith Simon
To check the spate of attacks on security personnel in the state, the Rivers State Security Council has imposed a curfew on the 23 Local Government Areas of the state.
According to the State Governor, Nyesom Wike, the curfew takes effect from Thursday.
A statement released by his Special Assistant on Media, Kelvin Ebiri, Wike said that the curfew would be between 10 pm and 6 am.
He said: “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.
“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.”