Following the killing of security personnel in some parts of the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has imposed a nighttime curfew at all exit and entry points of the state.
He made this announcement in a statewide broadcast on Tuesday.
Governor Wike stated that no vehicle will be allowed to enter into or travel out of Rivers State from 8pm to 6 am every day, beginning from tomorrow, April the 28th until further notice.
During the broadcast, Wike stated that the decision is aimed at curbing the increasing rate of insecurity in the state.
Wike stated that the killers of the three Customs officials, five soldiers, and an unspecified number of police officers between Saturday and Sunday are people from outside the state, adding that investigation is on to unravel their motive.
He also pleaded for understanding from residents of the state, assuring that his administration will stop at nothing to end the insecurity