There is always a message from leaders to welcome the people into the new year, the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike while addressing the people of Rivers state banned Nightclubs and prostitution in the state.
The order in his New Year broadcast in Port Harcourt on Saturday, the governor has banned nightclub activities including nighttime trading and street prostitution especially along Abacha road and surrounding streets particularly in the Casablanca area.
According to him, the move will “Stop the harmful effects of this depraved activities on the moral development of the children and society at large.”
However, it remains unclear how long the ban will last, and if the next governor is going to lift the ban since Governor Wike has less than two years left in office.
The governor directed security agencies in the State to arrest and prosecute anyone attempting to violate the ban. He said a taskforce would be set up to this effect.