Abia State Government Bans Bush Burning Across The State, Mandates Fire Service And Security Agencies To Ensure Compliance

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    Press Release

    BAN ON BUSH BURNING AND ITS ENFORCEMENT IN ABIA STATE

    Following the recent fire outbreak at Nsulu Games Village in Isiala Ngwa North LGA and other areas of the state as recently recorded, Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has directed a total ban on bush burning in the state with immediate effect.

    This ban has become necessary to protect lives and property from avoidable fire disasters as well as preserve our natural habitat.

    The Fire Service and security agencies in the state are by this notice directed to ensure full compliance and prosecution of defaulters according to relevant laws.

    Thank you.

    Chief John Okiyi Kalu
    Honorable Commssioner for Information
    25/2/2020

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