The Government of Abia state has warned traders displaying their wares across drainages on Ngwa road to go back to their shops or face severe sanctions.
In a statement signed by the Secretary to the state government, Barr Chris Ezem, government also warns HRH Eze Emejiaka and others who encourage such unruly acts to desist forthwith.
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Government Special Announcement
Abia State Government has noted with dismay the persistent blockage of sections of Ngwa road, Aba, which is under construction, by some selfish traders.
Government wishes to warn those who step over the drainage to display their wares to immediately step back and return to their respective shops within within 24 hours.
Failure to do so, Government will take immediate punitive steps including dissolution of the leadership of Ngwa Market Traders Association (NGWAMATA), sanction HRH Eze Emejiaka and others who are known to encourage trading accross drain lines, seize and destroy wares displayed in wrong places as well arrest and prosecute offenders.
Barr Chris Ezem
Secretary to State Government