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BREAKING: Gov Diri Imposes Curfew In Bayelsa



Gov Douye Diri

Bayelsa State Government has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew between the hours of 8pm and 6am daily.

This was announced in a statement on Friday signed by the Commissioner for Information, Orientation, and Strategy, Mr Ayibaina Duba.

Duba said the curfew would take effect from Sunday, May 16, and would last until further notice.

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According to the statement, the curfew was declared as part of measures to prevent the spread of the surging trait of the new variants of COVID-19.

“In view of this development, movements within as well as in and out of the state through the major points, including Bayelsa/Delta States’ boundary at Adagbabiri, Gloryland Drive at Igbogene and Bayelsa/Rivers States’ boundary at Mbiama are prohibited during the hours of the curfew.” he said.

The commissioner also stated that the various security agencies had been mobilised to enforce the curfew.

The statement advised members of the public to take note of the curfew and adhere to it.


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