ABIA STATE GOVERNOR THREATENS TO SEAL MARKETS AND MOTOR UNIONS THAT FAIL TO OPEN FOR NORMAL ACTIVITIES DURING THE SIT AT HOME ORDER.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on September 14, 2021
Abia State Governor has threatened to seal markets and motor unions that fail to open for normal activities during the sit at home order on Monday 13th September 2021.
It warned that markets and transport unions in the state to ensure that markets are open while transport vehicles are deployed on the roads by their members.
In a statement signed by the Commissioner of Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, the government said it cannot afford to sit idly and watch the failure of students and economic wellbeing jeopardized over the lingering sit-at-home in illegally enforced by a group of hoodlums hiding under the identity of agitators in the South East Region to cause chaos.
The statement directed security agencies in the state to deploy at all flash points today and maintain regular patrols to ensure the safety of all law abiding citizens and visitors to Abia State.