After too much criticism from members of the public, for his decision to demolish two hotels in the state for going against the lockdown order, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has denied solely making the decision.
He said, “I don’t take decisions alone in the fight against COVID-19. All decisions are taken by the State Security Council and they are for the overall interest of Rivers people.”
“You know people applaud government decisions when it suits them but when it does not favour them they say it is politically motivated. Rivers State Government does not have anything against hoteliers in the state, but decided to shut down their activities because some cases of COVID-19 were recorded in hotels.”