Many people were arrested today in Port Harcourt, Rivers state for defying the lockdown order.
The State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike intensified the lockdown in the state as he was physically present to monitor the level of compliance.
The Governor said that all those who were arrested yesterday for violating the lockdown order will be prosecuted by the State Government.
He said: “All these violators must be prosecuted at the mobile court set for this purpose. What we are doing is not for any particular individual, it is for the interest of the state.”