Traders fume as task force de­mol­ishes struc­tures in Awka

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Beatrice Onuchukwu, Awka

Traders and ten­ants who were af­fected by yes­ter­day’s de­mo­li­tion of il­le­gal struc­tures in Awka South LGA of Anam­bra State by the task force unit said they were not given enough time to re­lo­cate, ar­gu­ing that they were only told to quit on Mon­day.

Fifty mem­bers of the task force swooped on the stalls early yes­ter­day, throw­ing out their wares in­clud­ing food items, pro­vi­sions and cloth­ing ma­te­ri­als among oth­ers. Traders strug­gled with them for over five hours. Mrs Floxy Ndukwe, the me­dia as­sis­tant in the lo­cal govern­ment said she was not aware of the ex­er­cise.

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