By Sampson Boroh
The Bayelsa State Government has imposed fresh COVID-19 curfew in the state.
State Commissioner for Information, Orientation and Strategy, Mr Ayibaina Duba, said the curfew will take effect on Sunday May 16, 2021.
Duba, in a statement on Friday, said the curfew will begin from 8pm to 6am daily.
He said the curfew was part of the measures to prevent the spread of the surging trait of the new variants of COVID-19.
Duba said: “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 mobilised to enforce the curfew. Commuters and members of the general public are advised to take note of this development.”