Abia State Government has further relaxed curfew following the improved security situation in the State and surrounding ones.

A statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Barr Chris Ezem on Thursday said that the new daily curfew will be shifted from midnight to 6 am in Aba, Umuahia, and same for Ohafia, Bende, Umunneochi and Arochukwu LGAs.

The government also appreciated the cooperation of the citizens which led to improved security and subsequent relaxation of the curfew.

Read the press release below;

Following marked improvements in the security situation of the State and surrounding ones, Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has approved the relaxation and adjustment of subsisting curfews across the state as follows:

  1. Aba and Umuahia: 12midnight to 6am daily.
  2. Ohafia, Bende, Umunneochi and Arochukwu LGAs: 12midnight to 6am daily.

Government appreciates the support and cooperation of citizens which have led to the improvements of security in the State and wishes to advise that everyone remains vigilant and report any suspicious movements or activities to the relevant security agents who are to also ensure strict compliance with the new curfew regimes which take effect from Thursday, 22nd July, 2021.

Thank you.

Barr Chris Ezem
Secretary to State Government
21/07/2021

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