In compliance with the state government directive for the fight against Covid-19, the chairman Ikwerre Local Government council, Samuel Nwanosike ban all public gathering in the area starting from tomorrow the 24th of march, 2020.
He stated that, All community leaders and traditional rulers should by this notice inform all their wards that the council will apply all relevant measures to keep our citizens safe.
Governor Wike had directed Local Government Council Chairmen to ensure that public burials and weddings do not take place in their respective areas.
He said: “May I emphasise that Local Government Chairmen are to be held responsible if public burials and weddings take place in their Local Government Areas.
“Government will set up monitoring teams for the 23 Local Government Areas to ensure compliance. Defaulters will be seen as enemies of the State and will be made to face appropriate sanctions.