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Gov. Ikpeazu Orders Closure Of Aba Marketplace

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State on Monday ordered the instant closure of Umuehilegbu Commercial Marketplace popularly known as Bakasi Marketplace in Aba the industrial hub of the state.

The Governor in a observation launched via his spokesman, Anthony Agbazuere, famous that he ordered the closure of the marketplace because of the results of an unwarranted assault of fellows of the Abia State Fireplace Carrier and the destruction of its automobiles.

It was once additionally mentioned within the observation launched via the Governor that the Chairman and all individuals of the Commercial Marketplace Control Committee have additionally been suspended.

Governor Ikpeazu order safety businesses within the state to safeguard the marketplace and similarly arrest all perpetrators of the illicit acts for consequential prosecution.

Knowledge accumulated published that mob from the marketplace attacked males of the fireplace carrier for allegedly arriving overdue to place out the fireplace that razed a piece of the marketplace.

The observation, titled ‘Executive Particular Announcement, learn, “Following the unwarranted assault of fellows of the Abia State Fireplace Carrier and the destruction of Abia State Fireplace Carrier automobiles, the Governor of Abia State, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, PhD has licensed the instant closure of Umuehilegbu Commercial Marketplace popularly known as Bakasi Marketplace, Aba.”

“The Chairman and all individuals of Umuehilegbu Commercial Marketplace Control Committee are hereby suspended.”

“The Police and different safety businesses are to safeguard the marketplace and similarly arrest all perpetrators of the illicit acts for consequential prosecution.”


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