The Rivers state Governor; Governor Wike confirmed yesterday that the state has recorded another 27 new cases of Coronavirus and the governor also buttressed that the Manager of the demolished Prodest Hotel, Eleme, is also listed among the latest cases.
This was made known by the Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Paulinus Nsirim on Sunday evening said the development validates the State Government’s proactive fight against COVID-19.
Nsirim recalled that “Prodest Hotel was demolished two weeks ago because the owners violated Executive Order 7 which banned the operation of hotels.
“The COVID-19 Taskforce members from the Local Government who went to enforce the Executive Order were brutalized and dehumanised leading to the death of one of them.”
It will be recalled that the governor has been widely criticized for the inhumane action he embarked on by demolishing the hotel