The Abia state government led by Govr. Okezie Ikpeazu, PhD has extended the curfew originally imposed on the state between 10pm to 6am to now start by 8pm.
In a press statement on Tuesday, 6th April 2021, signed by A.C.B. Agbazuere, Chief of Staff to the Governor and was received by Nigerian Politics, the governor said the curfew will be in effect till further notice.
The statement reads as follows;
Following the decision of the Abia State Security Council in its meeting of 6th April 2021, Abia State Governor, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, PhD has approved that the curfew imposed in the state should henceforth commence from 8 pm to 6 am 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.