Gov Wike Places Ban On Street Prostitution, Night Club Activities In Parts Of PH

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has placed an immediate ban on street prostitution and night club activities in parts of Port Harcourt.

Wike, who made this known in a New Year broadcast on Saturday, said the move is to curtail open display and solicitation of sexual services, drug abuse and public intoxication that takes place along the affected streets and public areas.

“Consequently, the State Government has placed an immediate ban on all nightclub activities, including night-time trading and street prostitution along Abacha road and surrounding streets to stop the harmful effect of these depraved activities on the moral development of our children and society at large, ” Wike said.

The Governor also announced the revocation of Certificates of Occupancy of undeveloped plots of land in the state capital as well as a total ban on activities of street cart pushers, among others.


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