In Abia Governor Ikpeazu suspends curfew in Aba

The governor commended Aba residents for compliance during the period the curfew lasted.

  • Published: , Refreshed:
Governor of Abia state, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu play

Governor of Abia state, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu

(Facebook/Sam Hart)
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has lifted the 10p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew imposed on Aba on Sept. 12, as a result of improved security situation in the commercial city.

Ikpeazu via a statement issued in Umuahia on Wednesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Enyinnaya Appolos, commended Aba residents for compliance during the period the curfew lasted.

The governor commended the residents of Aba for complying with the curfew order and urged them to remain law abiding in order to ensure lasting peace in the city.

He thanked security agencies for their efforts during the period the curfew lasted and protection of lives and property in Aba.

NAN reports that the Abia Government imposed the dusk-to-dawn curfew, following clashes between some members of pro-Biafra group and the military.

The curfew was reviewed on Sept. 18 from 10 p.m to 6 a.m.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Nigeria?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +2349055172167, Social Media @pulsenigeria247: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng. More information here.