The Ministry of Trade and Investment Task Force team in Aba has been dissolved with immediate effect.
A release endorsed by the Commissioner for Trade and Investment, Chief John Okiyi Kalu says a new task force will be constituted in due course.
According to the release all members of the defunct task force are to immediately submit their identity cards and other government property in their possession to the Permanent Secretary, ministry of trade and investment, Umuahia, as well as ensure that all goods seized from traders along Etche Road, Aba, are returned to them without delay.
The release also urges traders and business owners in Aba to desist from encroaching on roads and other forms of street trading or risk swift sanctions, adding that those trading along Ngwa Road, Etche Road, Azikiwe Road, Kent Street, Market Road among others are to take this as final warning.
It further directs the market committee leaders of Ngwa Road Market, Aba, to ensure immediate evacuation of wastes, removed from drains along School and Ngwa roads.