Insecurity: Abia Govt. imposes curfew on Umuahia, Aba

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

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

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

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

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

He also admonished them to take necessary measures to protect people’s lives and property.

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

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