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Wike lifts curfew in Rivers after two months

Dennis Naku, Port Harcourt

The governor said the lifting of the curfew will take effect from Wednesday, July 7, 2021.

Wike who disclosed this during a state broadcast on Tuesday reiterated that the state government acknowledges the negative impact of the curfew on business and the social-economic well-being of the state and its residents.

Wike’s Special Assistant on Media, Kelvin Ebiri relayed the broadcast in a statement titled, ‘Governor Wike lifts night curfew on Rivers State,’ released to newsmen in Port Harcourt.

The governor said the relaxation of the curfew is sequel to the measurable improvements in the security situation in the state as well as in other neighbouring states.

He explained that in imposing the curfew, the government’s primary concern and interest was and still remains the security of the state, and no sacrifice or price can be said to be too much for the preservation of lives and property.

“We have decided to lift the existing curfew on the entire state from tomorrow 7th July 2021,” the statement said.

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