The Governor of Rivers State has announced the lifting and relaxation of shutdown for six days only starting from Thursday May 21, 2020.
This announcement was contained in his news broadcast tody been May 20, 2020. You can recall that the lockdown exercise entered its second phase buy due to circumstances surrounding economic challenges of families.
Governor Wike of Rivers State makes the lift of ban on Obio Akpor and Port Harcourt City Local Government Area.
The second reason for this announcement could be related to the death of the chief press secretary to Government to give proper burial to Chief Simeon Nwakaudu.
The death of Simeon Nwakaudu, Governor Wike Chief Special Assistant on Electronic Media who also is the media coordinator of Brick House also known as Government House of Rivers State Government dies after battling protracted illness.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has just lost his Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Mr. Simeon Nwakaudu, who also doubled as his Chief Press Secretary, CPS. In conclusion this lifting of total ban on Obio Akpor and Port Harcourt City Local Government is a welcome development.