Covid-19: Wike Announces Partial Lockdown of Rivers, Suspends Night Clubs, Cinemas, Others

Port Harcourt (Precise Post) – Rivers State Governor, Barr Ezenwo Wike has announced the partial lockdown of the state as preventive measures against covid-19 pandemic.

Governor Wike also suspended operations of night clubs, cinemas and public parks as part of measures to prevent the coronavirus pandemic.

According to the governor, public places would remain closed till further notice and the order is scheduled to take effect from Tuesday, March 24.

He went further to direct religious groups to temporarily stop all forms of open worship and ordered the suspension of public burials and weddings.

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