Insecurity: Abia Govt. imposes curfew on Umuahia, Aba

Abia has imposed indefinite curfew Umuahia and Aba metropolis, beginning from 10pm to 6am with effect from Monday, April 5.

The announcement is contained in a statement issued in Umuahia Sunday Commissioner for Information, Chief John Kalu.
Kalu stated that “the directive was necessitated security reports received from multiple sources and the need to continue to innocent citizens and residents Abia”.

The statement urged security agencies in the state to ensure strict enforcement and compliance with the directive by residents the two cities.

It stated that persons essential services with proper identification exempted from the curfew.

urge traditional rulers, men the State Homeland Security Team and Community Vigilance Services to monitor movement persons within their respective domains,” Kalu added.

also admonished them to take necessary to people’s lives and .

The commissioner advised “law abiding citizens to go about their normal duties, outside the curfew period, without fear of molestation”.

According to , the security of the state is robust enough to guarantee their safety. (NAN)