Abia Governor commends Aba landlords over support for demolition of illegal structures

Abia State Governor Chief Theodore Orji has commended Aba Landlord Association on their support over the planned demolition of illegal structures in the Enyimba city. The Governor who met with the leadership and trustee members of the association made it clear that he is determined to clean up Aba.
In a statement by the Chief Press Secretary, Ugochukwu Emezue, Chief Orji told the association that he is not unmindful of the neglect Aba had suffered in the hands of successive government, hence his decision to make the difference.
Chief Orji said that there is no going back on the demolition which will help in deflooding Aba. The Governor who spoke on the state of roads, being one of the issues raised by the association assured Aba people that as soon as the dry season sets in, the roads will get the desired attention, even as he hinted that remedial work has started on some roads as Abia road maintenance agency and Ministry of Works are now filling the pot holes.
On the issue of double taxation raised by the association Chief Orji said that the matter is being addressed following the harmonization of tax payment in the state.
Reacting Chairman of the association Sir Chief E.C. Mejeh, Vice Chairman, High Chief Atuma Ashiegbu, Trustee members Chief G.I. Ahara, Chief Obewu Onwuka and Chief Greg Esolu, told the governor that they are solidly behind him on the demolition issue. They commended Chief T.A. Orji on the security situation in the state, and urged him not to be distracted. They appealed to Aba people to be patient as Chief T.A. Orji will do everything to give Aba a new look.