Rivers State Police Command appeales to residents for the closure of Port Harcourt-Aba road


Police Command in Rivers State have appealed to residents of Port Harcourt to continue to show understanding and cooperation with the Command’s continuous closure of Port Harcourt-Aba road.

The command’s spokesman, Nnamdi Omoni, Deputy Superintendent Police told the reporters in Port Harcourt yesterday that the closure was on account of security.

According to reports, the Waterlines Bus-stop to GRA stop axis of the road had remained closed since March 9, 2019 Governorship and House Assembly polls.

Omoni said the closure by the Police was in “public interest, and it was meant to protect INEC office situated between Waterlines and GRA bus stops, its personnel and electoral materials in the office.

The spokesman, however, noted that the closure was temporary and was not intended to cause hardship for the residents.