Anambra to shut markets for one month



Anambra State Government on Thursday ordered all markets in the state to shut down for one month.

They are to be shut from December 20, 2022 to January 20, 2023.

This was contained in a statement by the Commissioner for Information, Mr. Paul Nwosu.

It reads: ” I am by this notice directed to inform all Market unions and Leaders in the state that sequel to Gov. Soludo’s directive that all Markets in the state is to closed down under lock and key on or before 4pm on Tuesday 20th Dec, 2022 to be reopened on Friday 20th Jan, 2023. The main aim for this is to widen the market roads and to implant security gadgets in various places in all the markets in the state.

And again, all school heads, H/Ms, Directors, Proprietors and Principals of both Private, Public and Mission primary and secondary Schools in the state are hereby notified by this announcement that all schools in the state must be vacated and closed under lock and key on or before Thursday 15th Dec, 2022. Resumption date for 2nd term Jan, 2023 remains ‘Pending’ till an Official date is announced. This is part of the Governor’s precautionary measure to maintain adequate security in the state ahead of the 2023 General Elections.”


nigerian tribune newspaper