BREAKING NEWS: Abia Government Sets 1st December to Commence Demolition of Illegal Structures at Isi Gate and Other Areas

The Abia state government has announced its intention to initiate the demolition of unauthorized structures situated in Isi Gate, Uzuakoli Road, Corporative, and Aba Road areas of Umuahia, the state capital, starting next week. This decision was communicated by Kingsley Agomuo, the General Manager of the Umuahia Capital Development Authority (UCDA), during a meeting with property owners in the affected zones.

Agomuo reiterated that the government has set a deadline of December 1, 2023, for occupants of these illegal structures to vacate the premises. He advised owners to dismantle the structures themselves, warning that if they fail to do so, they will be responsible for the expenses incurred by the government in demolishing the buildings.

Addressing the well-known Isi Gate market, Agomuo clarified that the market has already been relocated, instructing traders to evacuate the site promptly.