It was reported that Rivers State Government has imposed a total lockdown of Bonny Local Government Area and Onne Community in Eleme Local Government Areas with effect from Sunday, June 21, 2020 to check the spread of coronavirus in the State.
Residents of the State to prepare for statewide lockdown if infections continue to increase unabated.
Consequently, all residents of Bonny Local Government and Onne community, except those on essential services and duly exempted must stay at home.
Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike announced this today in a state-wide broadcast.
“Pursuant to the fundamental objective of stopping the spread of coronavirus, we have reviewed the situation in Bonny Island and Onne Communities and come to the conclusion that a total lockdown is necessary at this time to shut down the continuing spread of the virus in these communities.
“By this measure, all shops, offices and business places must re main closed.”