Wike to Taskforce: Identify Hotels Operating Under Lockdown for Demolition

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has charged the Rivers State COVID-19 Local Governments Task Force to identify hotels still operating during the lockdown for the State Government to demolish them.

He stated this while inaugurating the Rivers State COVID-19 Local Governments Task Force at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Thursday, with a charge to identify erring beer parlors.

 “From tomorrow, move in. Any hotel that is operating, identify it and we will bring down the hotels. I have the political will. Those people who disobey will face the consequences.”

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Governor Wike said that the Task-force must be decisive to ensure that coronavirus is not accommodated in Rivers State, making them know it that they are being drafted to fight an invisible enemy and their duty is to defend the state.

“Nobody should come from outside to compound our problems. Then you want to import this invisible killer. We will not allow that. ”

He appealed to Rivers people to make sacrifices at this time in the fight against coronavirus. He noted that this is a period of crisis and all hands must be on deck to check coronavirus.

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“If we allow what is happening to continue, we don’t have the capacity to face it. And there will be no support from any quarter,” he said.

He, therefore, urged all Rivers people to see themselves as first-class citizens of the country, saying under no circumstances should they allow themselves to be relegated. o his office for scrutiny and approval.


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