Flood destroys 30 shops in Anambra market, traders lament

25/06/2022 10:32:00 PM

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Flood destroys 30 shops in Anambra market, traders lament

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Flood sweeps away junior school student in Ondo “We thank God that we have watertight security outfit and since I assumed office as the chairman, nobody has reported that his wares have been looted or stolen.State operatives, in collaboration with security agents, made the arrest on Friday at about 4 pm in Nkwelle Awkuzuz, Oyi local government area of Anambra state.shops, electric poles, and cables in the market.Joe Chukindi Police in Anambra State have arrested a 30-year-old man who was caught allegedly raping a 75-year-old woman.

“I plead with the state government through the Commissioner for Trade and Commerce, Hon.Obinna Ngonadi, including the Federal Government and all the National Assembly members within Ogbaru Federal constituency to come to our rescue as the extent of damages done is beyond our financial capability.2023: ‘Unknown persons’ stole my academic certificates, Tinubu tells INEC According to him, the suspect was caught in the act at the victim’s farm as the screams of the aged woman drew the attention of passers-by and neighbours.“We are making this appeal because if the rains continue, more harm will be done to the market if nothing tangible is done.While briefing journalists on their travails, Obidike said: “On one of the nights a few days ago, the chief security officer of the market called me and told me that devastating flood from Awada Area, has carried the market as the flood entered under the Sakamori (drainage) system in the market and uprooted it, thereby wreaking havoc in the market.” While reacting, Akirika, said, “The flood has caused very huge gulley erosions that affected many shops and this problem started early this rainy season.The victim and the suspect have been taken to hospital for medical attention,” he said.If nothing is done to it before the end of the rainy season, it will sack everyone in the market.” He said: “Before his arrest, angry mob had already beaten him to stupor, meanwhile the victim and the suspect have been taken to hospital for medical attention.

“We urge our governor to come to our rescue, I remember I worked on a damaged portion when I was the chairman of the market but what we are seeing now is beyond the financial strength of the leadership of the market.According to him, the public should endeavour to take any suspect to the nearest Police station whenever they are apprehended as this would give the Police the opportunity to conduct an appropriate investigation into the nefarious activities of the suspects and bring them to justice in accordance with extant laws.“Our market is now in danger because it is situated in the notorious Upper Iweka axis, these hoodlums can easily come into the market through the damaged portions caused by the erosion menace,” Obidike lamented.“The flood is from Awada down to old Aba park and finally to the Ogbo Azu.The foot of the market fly-over between the Relief market and Lagos park is gradually being touched by the erosion, so our Governor and Federal Government should do something now before it becomes too late.Quality journalism costs money.” The patron, Relief Market Traders Forum, Mr Andrew Oguine, lamented that the present situation is giving them sleepless night as their wares are in danger even as victims of the erosion menace called on the government and good spirited individuals and corporate bodies to come to their rescue.He pleaded with the Anambra Governor, Prof.Tags: Flood Kindly share this story: All rights reserved.Your support means that Daily Trust can keep offering journalism to everyone in the world.

This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from PUNCH.Contact: join the conversation FOREX, BITCOIN AND BINARY TRADING: We help you professionally trade your forex, bitcoin and binary accounts for minimum 20% weekly profit.“We are making this appeal because if the rain comes again more harm will be done to the market, let alone if the rainy season is over and nothing tangible was done,” he said.For details, visit.

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