Coronavirus: Governor Wike Announces Closure Of Public Parks, Night Clubs And Cinemas


In Rivers state, Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has announced that beginning Tuesday, March 24, 2020, all public parks, night clubs and cinemas will remain closed till further notice.

In a State Broadcast on Monday, Governor Wike directed religious groups to temporarily stop all forms of open worship.

He said he reached the decision after due consultations with religious leaders.

Public burial and wedding ceremonies are also banned within this period.

Governor Wike directed Local Government Council Chairmen to ensure compliance.

Wike also added that Surveillance Posts would be set up at the different Borders of the State.

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