Rivers State Government Cautions Communities Against Eating, Selling Dead Floating Fishes

Rivers State Government Cautions Communities Against Eating, Selling Dead Floating Fishes

The Rivers state Government in South South Nigeria has cautioned fishing communities against eating or selling dead fishes found floating along Bonny and Andoni shores in the state.

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike

The state’s Commissioner for Environment, Mr Igbiks Tamuno, said during an emergency meeting with King Dick Isotu, the traditional ruler of a fishing settlement, that the fishes may constitute danger if consumed since the cause of their death was yet to be ascertained.

The commissioner promised that the Ministry would carry out full scale investigation to unravel the actual cause of death of the fishes

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