The Abia State Government has suspended the planned inauguration of the appointed market committee members, which was earlier slated to hold on Thursday at the Ministry of Trade and Investment, Umuahia.
The Special Adviser to Governor Alex Otti on Trade and Commerce, Chimezie Ukaegbu, disclosed this on Wednesday in a press statement that reads: “This is to inform the general public and particularly the various market groups in Aba and Umuahia that the planned inauguration of the newly appointed management committee members for markets, scheduled for Thursday, June 22, 2023, is hereby suspended.
“Government also, by this notice, withdraws the list of those earlier appointed into the management committees of the various markets. A new date for the inauguration will be announced in due course.”
No explanation was given for the withdrawal of the appointees and suspension of the planned inauguration.