Bayelsa State governor, Douye Diri has extended the stay-at-home order in the state by another one week, with effect from Monday, May 4, 2020.
He revealed this in a statement by the acting Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, made available to newsmen in Yenagoa on Monday.
According to him, the curfew directive and compulsory use of face masks will also be taken seriously as ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari.
He added that any resident who violates the instructions will be risking prosecution from the government.
His words, “The curfew and compulsory use of face masks are in accordance with the presidential directive which are also in force in the state.
“Violators risk prosecution from the government.”