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Curfew In Aba Over IPOB, Army Face-off

Written By: SD Reporter

Abia State, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu on Tuesday announced a three day curfew the commercial city of Aba, after a face-off between members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and soldiers attached to 14 Brigade in Ohafia.

Ikpeazu in a release that he personally signed at the end of a crucial meeting with heads of security agencies in the state at the Government House said that the curfew would be effective from 6pm to 6am within the three days.

While the Governor said that it doesn’t see anything wrong with the Python Dance II in the southeast as was initiated by the army authorities, it demanded that such action should be carried out according to international best practices.

The release further urged members of the public and Aba residents to be law abiding and go about their businesses without any fear as government on its part was committed to ensure the safety of lives and property of visitors and residents of the city and neighboring towns.

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