GOVERNMENT SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
Following the unwarranted attack of men of the Abia State Fire Service and the destruction of Abia State Fire Service vehicles, the Governor of Abia State, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, Ph.D has approved the immediate closure of Umuehilegbu Industrial Market popularly called Bakasi Market, Aba.
The Chairman and all members of Umuehilegbu Industrial Market Management Committee are hereby suspended.
The Police and other security agencies are to safeguard the market and equally arrest all perpetrators of the illicit acts for consequential prosecution.
Dr. A.C.B. Agbazuere
Chief of Staff to the Governor.