Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has announced the complete ease of the lockdown on Obio/Akpor and Port Harcourt Local Government Areas of the state.
Governor Nyesom Wike stated this in a State-wide broadcast that residents and visitors of these local government areas can go out of their homes for their lawful businesses as the restrictions have been lifted.
He further stated that the relaxation allows human and vehicular movements and the opening of limited businesses, such as banks, supermarkets, shopping malls and grocery shops.
The Governor enjoined all residents to continue maintaining social distancing in every space as required by the subsisting regulations.
He warns that those who refuse to comply with these duly established orders and restrictions would be arrested and prosecuted, and the use of face masks is compulsory for everyone in public places.
Governor Wike reassured residents of the state that Government is determined more than ever to do everything to fight against the spread of Covid-19 pandemic in Rivers State.