Nigerians have reacted as Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike, ordered for the demolition of two hotels in the state after they violated the lockdown order imposed by the state government.
On Sunday, May 10, 2020, Rivers State Commissioner for information, Paulinus Nsirim announced the government’s decision to demolish Edemete Hotel and Prudent Hotel for flouting lockdown order in the state.
Several Nigerians have continued to express their opinions on the matter, and some of the described it an extreme act by the governor. Many condemned the governor, saying his action is undemocratic.
The governor has been commended for taking steps to ensure that the measures put in place to address the spread of coronavirus in the state are complied with. But this time around his effort resulted in a lot of condemnations and criticisms after pictures of the hotels he demolished surfaced online.
However, some Nigerians are in support of his affections and have applauded him too.
Here are some tweets by Nigerians reacting to the demolition: