Imo attack: Ikpeazu imposes curfew on Aba, Umuahia
The Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, has directed the imposition of curfew in Aba and Umuahia metropolis between 10pm and 6am daily from today, Monday, 5th April, 2021 till further notice.
This is sequel to security reports received from multiple sources, and informed by the need to continue to protect innocent citizens and residents of the state.
A release by the State Commissioner for Information John Okiyi Kalu directed security agencies in the state to ensure strict enforcement and compliance with the directive. It stressed that only those on essential services with proper identification were exempted from the curfew.
It urged traditional rulers, men of the State Homeland Security Team and Community Vigilante Services to monitor movement of persons within their respective domains and take necessary measures to protect the people and their property.
The statement advised law abiding citizens to go about their normal duties, outside the curfew period, without fear of molestation as adequate security arrangements were in place to guarantee their safety.