Onitsha Traders Protest Demolition of Market by Anambra Govt.

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Traders  in Onitsha have condemned the decision of the Anambra state Government to demolish their shops at  Modebe Shopping Plaza, Madueke street.

The traders, in their hundreds  protested the demolition at the Government House, Awka.

The shops of the traders were demolitioned by the state government while they were away for the Christmas and New year hoildays.

The card carrying aggrieved traders, lamented that in the course of the demolition, goods worth millions of Naira were looted by the agents of the state government.

The state government's  Task Force comprising a  joint security team of the  Police, Army, Civil Defence and Vigilante group had stormed the plaza around 4.00 am one morning during  the holidays with bulldozers and demolished  structures in the market.

The traders appealed to Government to consider the harsh economic climate and the fact that most of them were petty traders  as good reasons for it to rescind its decision.



Nigeria Ontisha Anambra state Government Traders Demolition

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