Monday, May 20, 2024

Abia LG Chairman, Police Commissioner inspect illicit drugs zones marked for demolition


Umuahia North Native Authorities Space Chairman, Victor Ikeji and and the Abia State Police Commissioner, Mr Kenechukwu Onwuemelie have inspected a hitherto bicycle restore workshop behind Okigwe park in Umuahia, and former Ohuhu motor park within the Abia capital, which have allegedly grow to be shanty and den for criminals and illicit drug sellers.

The Mayor, whereas conducting the Abia State Police Commissioner around the shanties, expressed his want to demolish and rebuild them to accommodate motor park and market.

Ikeji lamented that the actions of transporters and merchants at Ishi-gate precipitated site visitors gridlock and defaced the great thing about Umuahia metropolis centre, which entailed that they be relocated to a greater place to function.

He maintained that the administration of Governor Alex Otti is excited by making Umuahia and each a part of Abia State befitting and protected place for folks to stay.

Additionally talking through the inspection, Abia State Police Commissioner, Kenechukwu Onwuemelie mentioned the shanty was a recognized hub for criminals and drug peddlers within the state capital.

He mentioned it might be in the perfect curiosity of the state for the shanty to go or put to productive use.

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