Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has lifted the 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew imposed on Aba on Sept. 12, as a result of improved security situation in the commercial city.
Ikpeazu via a statement issued in Umuahia on Wednesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Enyinnaya Appolos, commended Aba residents for compliance during the period the curfew lasted.
The governor commended the residents of Aba for complying with the curfew order and urged them to remain law abiding in order to ensure lasting peace in the city.
He thanked security agencies for their efforts during the period the curfew lasted and for the protection of lives and property in Aba.
It is reported that the Abia government imposed the dusk-to-dawn curfew, following clashes between some members of pro-Biafra group and the military.
The curfew was reviewed on Sept. 18 from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.