Breaking News- Governor Ikpeazu orders for the closure of Aba market

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has ordered the immediate closure of Umuehilegbu Industrial Market popularly called Bakasi Market in Aba the commercial hub of the state.

In a statement by the Chief of staff to the governor, Chief Anthony Agbazuere, the order came as a result of an unwarranted attack of men of the Abia State Fire Service and the destruction of its vehicles.

The statement also added that the Chairman and all members of the Industrial Market Management Committee have been suspended.

The governor also ordered the Police and other security agencies to safeguard the market and equally arrest all perpetrators of the illicit acts for consequential prosecution.

Meanwhile, it was gathered that, the attack was due to the none arrival in time by the men of the fire service when they were eventually called.

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