Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Coronavirus: Rivers shutdown largest weekly Oil Mill Market

The Rivers State Government has closed down the Oil Mill Market with effect from today, Wednesday, March 25, 2020.

Anyone found trading in the market will be arrested by security agents.

In a Government Special announcement issued on Tuesday night and signed by Paulinus Nsirim, the Commissioner for Information and Communications, it said the Oil Mill Market is the largest weekly market in Port Harcourt, the Rivers capital, where traders from the contiguous state come every Wednesday of the week to transact businesses.

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Observers believe that the closure of the market is part of the measures by the state government to enforce Social Distancing to curb the possible spread of Coronavirus.

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