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The Rivers Government on Thursday banned public protest in the oil-rich state, according to a statement by the Commissioner for Information, Emma Okah.

This online news medium understands that Okah noted that the ban is with “with immediate effect” in the South-South state.

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“All security agencies are directed to enforce the ban in the interest of public peace, safety and order in the state,” the commissioner said in a statement.

“The public is requested to comply with this interim measure as defaulters will have themselves to blame.”

According to him, “The thing (protest) is becoming rampant now, they take over the streets, by different groups, some for and some against.

“And when they do this, they disrupt economic activities.”