The River State Governor high chief Nyesom Wike has issued a warning statement to the residents of Port Harcourt and Obio Okpor local government that any vehicle impounded for violating lockdown will be auctioned.
These was contained in a statement by the Commissioner of Information on Thursday May 7.
According to the statement,
Rivers State Government hereby warns residents of Ward 20, Amadi-Ama in Port Harcourt Local Government Area and Mgbuosimini, Rumueme in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area to desist from flouting government directives on lockdown .
Government will deal decisively with the residents of these areas if they are found to default again.
Anyone parading exemption letters except the one issued by the Governor is doing so at his or her own risk as such permits are invalid.
The Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice has been directed to auction all the vehicles that violated the lockdown order.
Members of the public who are interested to buy the auctioned vehicles are to watch out for details.