Nigerians react on Wike’s demolition of hotels in Rivers

Governor Wike Demolishes Hotels in Rivers state
Governor Wike Demolishes Hotels in Rivers state

On Sunday, two hotels in Rivers state were pulled down on the orders of Nyesom Wike, the governor.

Wike, who supervised the demolition, said the action was taken because the operators of the hotel did flouted the lockdown directive.

As part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus in the state, Wike had ordered a total closure of hotels, schools, worship centres and other places were people gather.

Governor Wike Demolishes Hotels in Rivers state
Governor Wike Demolishes Hotels in Rivers state

He had warned residents that failure to comply with the lockdown directive would attract stiff penalties.

The governor said the demolition of the hotels would serve as a deterrent but the social media is divided over his action.

Below are some reactions from Twitter:

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