The Commissioner of Police in Rivers state has ordered for the free movement and transporting of foods and goods into Rivers State throughout the period of the lock down.
The state commissioner of police in Rivers state JOSEPH- MUKAN gave the order at the inauguration of the Joint Technical Taskforce Team on Emergency Response to COVID-19 Challenges on Movement of Food and Agricultural Inputs in the Country at the command headquarters Moscow road.
CP Joseph -MUKAN who is the state Chairman of Taskforce Team while charging members to ensure full compliance on the term of reference by federal government also urged the members to fashion out ways of ensuring that food items are made surplus and those conveying them move freely.
The State Coordinator of the Team, Ebinimi TOBIN highlighted the terms of reference to each of the various department and groups in the team and tasked everyone to be proactive for the interest of Rivers People.
Correspondent Anita Ogona reports that Personnel from Nigerian Police Force, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, All Farmers Association of Nigeria, National Union of Road Transport Workers, Nigeria Union of Journalist are represented in the Taskforce.
Other members of the team include representative from Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners and Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.