The 10p.m. to 6a.m. curfew imposed on Aba has been lifted by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State on September 12, as a result of improved security situation in the commercial city.
He made a statement issued in Umuahia, on Wednesday, through his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Enyinnaya Appolos, commended Aba residents for compliance during the period the curfew lasted.
The curfew was reviewed on Sept. 18 from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. The Abia State Government imposed the dusk-to-dawn curfew, following clashes between some members of pro-Biafra group and the military.
He 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 and thanked security agencies for their efforts during the period the curfew lasted and protection of lives and property in Aba.