The government of Abia State is to take disciplinary action against traders who block sections of Ngwa Road, Aba which is currently undergoing construction, IgbereTV reports.
A statement made available to IgbereTV by the secretary to Abia State government, Barr Chris Ezem on Friday 21st May 2021 reads;
“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 thier 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.”