Rivers Govt bans public protest from Monday

Rivers Govt bans public protest from Monday

Sunday, July 22, 2018 6:46 pm

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt
The Rivers State says it has placed a temporary ban on protests around Isaac Boro Park and Government House axis in Port Harcourt from Monday 23rd July, 2018 till further notice and warns any person involved to drop the idea or face the wrath of the law.
The State Government in statement signed by Emma Okah,Commissioner for Information and Communications said “The ban is because reliable security reports show that such protest may be hijacked by hoodlums who are likely to inflict violence on innocent people and cause breach of public peace and order.”
The Statement warned members of the  public is to heed this warning and remain vigilant and report suspicious characters to the police.”.

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