Abia extends curfew in Aba



The Abia State government has extended the initial three-days curfew in Aba, Abia State. This was made known through a government house press release. See full text below:

Government Special Announcement 

Extension of curfew at Aba

The Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has extended the three days curfew imposed on Aba to Friday, 15th September 2017.

The Governor wishes to advice residents and visitors to fully co-operate with security agents to ensure continuing maintenance of law and order within the commercial city and environs. 

He also wishes to express his displeasure with the situation where people are compelled to raise their hands while passing through security checkpoints and hereby call on security agents and all concerned to ensure that such acts, and other forms of inhumane and barbaric treatment of people, are discontinued immediately. 

It will be recalled that following security concerns and potential for breakdown of law and order, the Governor had announced the imposition of three days dusk to dawn (6pm to 6am) curfew at Aba from Tuesday 12/09/2017 to Thursday 14/09/2017. 

Enyinnaya Appolos 
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor 
13/09/2017

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