‘Roads congestion killing small businesses in Owerri’
Traffic gridlocks on Duglas Road and other roads in the Owerri, Imo State, are disrupting business activities in the city, a businessman, Mr.Nwaka Ozioma, said yesterday.
Nwaka, a dealer on GSM phones, said the problem was posing serious challenges to most traders and the entire inhabitants of the city.
He regretted that the mess, which the capital city has found itself in, was the result of the activities of some road side traders who blocked the roads with their goods.
He said the problem has also led to lack of parking spaces for shop owners and other motorists in the affected areas.
Ozioma appealed to government to address anomalies.
He urged the present administration to hasten the construction of new shops at the market for traders. the the