EndSARS : Wike Imposes 24-Hour Curfew In Rivers As Protest Turns Violent

As #EndSARS protest turns violent in different parts of Nigeria, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has imposed a 24-hour curfew in some areas of the state. This was contained in a statement signed and released by Governor Wike’s media aide, Kelvin Ebiri, on Tuesday, October 21.

iReporter gathers that Governor Wike in a state wide broadcast today also announced that the curfew will take place in the entire Oyigbo local government area of the state.

He added that the curfew extends to Mile 1, Mile 2, Emenike, Ikowu and Iloaubuchi areas of Port Harcourt local government area as well as Oil Mill area of Obio-Akpor local government area. The governor explained that the curfew became necessary as suspected hoodlums have hijacked the #EndSARS protest.

According to Governor Wike, some hoodlums on Wednesday attacked and destroyed police stations and court buildings in Oyigbo LGA.



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EndSARS : Wike Imposes 24-Hour Curfew In Rivers As Protest Turns Violent EndSARS : Wike Imposes 24-Hour Curfew In Rivers As Protest Turns Violent Reviewed by Osigwe Omo-Ikirodah on October 21, 2020 Rating: 5

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