Gov. Wike Bans Night Clubs And Prostitution In Rivers State

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Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike

Rivers state governor, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike has placed a ban on night clubs and prostitution in the state.

It was reported that the governor gave the order in Port Harcourt in his new year statement.

Wike placed an indefinite ban on nightclub activities and pandering prostitution especially in an area identified as ‘Casablanca’ located along Abacha road.

The governor also restricted trading in some areas like Birabi Street, Hotel Presidential, GRA Junction up to Tombia Street, Rumuola Junction surroundings, Rumuogba Junction, and so on.

According to Wike, No responsible government should continue to tolerate the open display of sexual activities and other illegal activities which is corrupting the society today.

In his words, he said;

“No responsible government should continue to tolerate the open display and solicitation of sexual services, drug abuse and public intoxication that takes place along the streets and public areas abutting some of these nightclubs, lounges and bars by the youths, some, as young as under 14 years,”