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Aba rerun polls :Abia restricts movement

A bye-election for Aba North/South Federal Constituency has been scheduled for tomorrow. The two contestants are Mr. Chimaobi Ebisike of the PDP  and Chief Mascot Uzor Kalu of the APC.
Abia State Government  has ordered the restriction of movements in the two local government areas where the polls  has been scheduled to hold.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu  gave order  this in a
statement signed by the Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu.
The statement said only voters, 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.
He further directed that the usual monthly environmental sanitation exercise will go ahead  tomorrow in the other 15 councils in the state.
The governor urged  the concerned local government chairmen to lock down their respective councils  within the period of the clean up exercise.
Candidates for the federal constituency election have since rounded off their campaigns in readiness for the rerun polls.

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