Bye-election: Abia Govt Exempts 5 LGAs From Tomorrow’s Sanitation Exercise

Further to our previous announcement in regard to the Aba North/Aba South Federal Constituency election billed to hold on Saturday, 27th March, 2021, Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has further approved the exemption of the following LGAs from the sanitation exercise earlier announced: Osisioma, Obingwa and Ugwunagbo

This is in addition to Aba North and Aba South LGAs as earlier announced.

In summary, movement of persons and vehicles will now be restricted in the following LGAs in the state from 8:00pm (2000hrs) Friday, 26th March, 2021 to 6:00am (0600hrs) Sunday, 28th March, 2021:

Aba North LGA
Aba South LGA
Obingwa LGA
Osisioma LGA
Ugwunagbo LGA

Only voters going out within the stipulated hours, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials on election duty, workers on essential duties with proper identification documents and security operatives are exempted from the restrictions within the stated period.

The usual monthly environmental sanitation exercise will go ahead in the other 12 LGAs on Saturday, March 27. Concerned Local Government Chairmen are expected to lock down their respective LGAs within the period of the clean up exercise.

Thank you.

Chief John Okiyi Kalu
Honorable Commissioner for Information, Abia State
26th March, 2021

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