The Bayelsa State Government on Friday, imposed a dusk to dawn curfew from 8pm to 6am daily following the new variants of Covid-19, which is said to be more deadly.
The government according to the Commissioner for Information, Orientation and Strategy, Ayibaina Duba said the curfew is part of proactive measures to prevent the spread of the surging trait of the virus.
In a statement, the commissioner said the curfew will take effect from Sunday 16th May, 2021 until further notice.
The statement read in part:
“In view of this development, movements within as well as in and out of the state through the major entry 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.
“Relevant security agencies have been mobilized to enforce the curfew. Commuters and members of the general public are advised to take note of this development”.