Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has extended the curfew earlier imposed on Aba and Umuahia to Ohafia and Arochukwu local government areas of the state.
Recall that the Governor had announced a curfew in the state after the attacks onImo State police headquarters and Nigeria Correctional Service both in Owerri, Imo state capital in which nearly 2000 inmates reportedly escaped.
The Governor in a statement signed by his Chief of Staff, Dr. A.C.B Agbazuere on Tuesday also reviewed the time of the curfew from 10pm to 8pm, to end 6am till further notice.
“Following the decision of the Abia State Security Council in its meeting of 6th April, 2021, Abia State Governor, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, Ph.D has approved that the curfew imposed in the state should henceforth commence from 8pm to 6am and the towns involved are Aba, Umuahia, Ohafia, and Arochukwu.
“All citizens are advised to strictly comply to avoid collateral consequences as security agencies are already on alert to ensure airtight enforcement of the curfew” the statement partly read.
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