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*Dusk to dawn curfew from Sunday 16th May, 2021*

Bayelsa State Government has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew as parts of renewed efforts at preventing the spread of the resurging wave of covid-19 pandemic in the state.

The State Commissioner for Information, Orientation and Strategy, Hon. Ayebaina Duba made this known in a press statement made available to newsmen in Yenagoa.

The statement indicated that the curfew will come into effect from Sunday 16th May, 2021 and will be in force until further notice.

The Statement reads; As part of proactive measures to prevent the spread of the surging trait of new variants of Covid-19, Bayelsa State Government hereby imposes a dusk to dawn curfew from 8pm to 6 am daily. The curfew takes effect from Sunday 16th May, 2021 until further notice.

The statement further advised motorists to note that entry into the state during curfew hours will not be allowed, stating that 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.

There are indications that relevant security agencies have been mobilized to enforce the curfew order.

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