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Wike Temporarily Lifts Lockdown In Port Harcourt

 

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has introduced the non permanent lifting of the entire lockdown on Obio/Akpor and Port Harcourt Native Authorities Areas for 2 days with impact from Tuesday, Could 12.

The governor made the announcement in a stay broadcast on Sunday evening.

“Consequently, we’ve given due consideration to the propositions on the best way ahead by well-meaning residents of the State, and after a cautious overview of the state of affairs, determined to implement a partial rest of the lockdown measures, to allow residents to have some contemporary air and replenish their foodstuffs and medicines.

“To this finish, I hereby announce the non permanent lifting of the entire lockdown on Obio/Akpor and Port Harcourt Native Governments Areas for 2 days solely, with impact from Tuesday 12th Could 2020,” he stated.

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Governor Wike added that each one malls, hospitals shall be opened inside this era whereas the lockdown shall be reinstated on Thursday, Could 14.

“All retailers, supermarkets, and malls can open to the general public for Tuesday and Wednesday, 12 and 13 Could 2020. Equally, all hospitals and banks may also open and supply full providers to the general public.

“Whereas oil and fuel firms are required to submit the record of their employees on important duties to Authorities, word that there isn’t a ban on the lifting of petroleum merchandise from depots and different receptacles.

“The whole lockdown on Obio/Akpor and Port Harcourt Native Authorities Areas shall be reinstated on Thursday 14th Could 2020 and stay till additional discover,” he added.

Governor Wike, nevertheless, notes that each one different established restrictions beneath the Govt Orders on social distancing are nonetheless in drive.

These embody obligatory sporting of face masks or scarfs in automobiles and public locations; closure of all land, sea and air borders and entry routes into the state; closure of all open markets, together with slaughters, inns, visitor homes, cinemas, bars and eating places; ban on gathering, together with public burials, weddings, and spiritual gathering of greater than 50 individuals.

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