Rivers Lockdown: Northerners sue Wike as Police ease movement ban

Gov. and Commissioner Joseph Mukan

The Police Command in has assured free movement of agricultural produce into and outside the state.

The coincides with the Northern community’s suit against Governor over the arrest of livestock, farm products and trailer drivers in the state.

Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mukan, on Thursday, gave the assurance of easy transportation in at the inauguration of a Joint Technical Task Team on Emergency Response to .

There are growing concerns over steady increase in prices and shortages of foodstuffs in Rivers.

“The team will immediately hit the ground running to deliver on its mandates as well as stick strictly to their terms of reference,” NAN quoted him as saying.

The CP urged members of the team to discharge their duties with professionalism and justify the confidence reposed on them by the Federal Government.

On the committee are Mukan himself, the NSCDC Commandant, Murktar Lawal and representative of the All Farmers Association of , Mr. O. Igwe.

Others are: Nigeria Union of Journalists chairman, Stanley Job and representative of Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Mike Brooks.

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