The governor of Rivers State, Mr. Nyesome Wike took to his official twitter handle this evening to call out the Federal government on the issue of coronavirus lockdown. He accused the Buahri led federal government of playing double standard by allowing the rich to violate the lockdown orders of Rivers state.
“You order poor masses who survive on daily pay to lockdown, but you give corporate bodies license to go about their daily activities and flout a Rivers State government order on lockdown. We can’t let them go free, we would not punish the poor and give excuses for the rich.”
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police in Rivers State, Mr. Mustapha Dandaura to Abuja.
Mr Dandaura is now to serve as the provost, Force Headquarters, Abuja, according to a statement issued on Friday by the spokesperson of the force headquarters, Frank Mba.A new commissioner of police has been posted to River state. He is Joseph Mukan.
The deployment takes immediate effect, said Mr Mba, a deputy commissioner of police.