Thursday, 20 October 2016

Vacate Owerri Main Market or Face Sanction - Rochas Okorocha Warned Traders

Imo State Governor, Gov. Rochas Okorocha, has ordered traders at Ekeukwu Owerri Main Market and street traders in the state capital to relocate to an alternative market located at relief or the new Egbeada markets.
According to the Punch, the Imo State Governor warned the traders of the main markets who refused to relocate would face sanctions.
Also the governor noted that the deadline issued by his government for the traders to leave the markets had reached it limit, saying that he would soon begin enforcement of the order.
Source said, Gov. Okorocha statement was announced by his Chief Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo, shortly after he returned from Germany, a trip he went with President Muhammadu Buhari.
Imo state government and traders of the state have been in chaos with the each other.
This issued made the governor to warn that the goods sized in the market from the traders will be given to prisoners and orphanage homes.

Gov. Okorocha stressed that his administration had exercised patience because of the love he has for the people, saying that he would be forced to compel to act if the traders did not comply to his command.