Anambra Traders Ignore Sit-at-home Order Open Markets 

Anambra Traders Ignore Sit-at-home Order Open Markets 

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Following the directives of Governor Chukwuma Soludo, that traders and Commercial banks should shun the illegal sit-at-home order issued by non-state actors, Anambra State has always remains a bubbling State with activities everywhere in full swing

It will be recalled that Governor Soludo had a few days ago held meetings with various Stakeholders in the State such as Market people, Commercial Banks managers, and others to shun the illegal sit-at-home order by some unscrupulous people.

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The traders and Banks in Anambra State heeded the directives by opening their shops for business with other commercial activities in full swing.

Onitsha’s main market, one of the biggest commercial cities in the State was a beehive of activities with businesses fully opened and people going about their daily engagements.

Commercial buses and tricycles also carried on their routine activities without any form of anticipated molestation.

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Also at the Nkwo Nnewi motorcycle spare parts market containers and trucks owners were busy with the offloading of goods and transporting them to the respective shops and Warehouses.

In other key cities such as Ekwulobia and Eke Awka markets were open for business and banks were open for operation as customers came in to carry out their transactions.

The opening of the market is in full compliance with the directive by Gov Charles Soludo that people should shun the illegal sit-at-home order and go about their daily lawful activities without fear of molestation or intimidation.

Governor Soludo had also said earlier that the socioeconomic effects of the sit-at-home order are negative and should be completely shunned by all ndi Anambra.

A trader who gave her name as Mrs Ann Okoye told reporters that they are tired of the Sit At Home order adding that they have been losing patronage to the neighboring Asaba market in Delta State.

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Other people who spoke expressed gratitude to Governor Soludo for taking the bold steps in checkmating these illegal sit-at-home orders.

“How can you tell us to sit at home when there is no food in the house? Those that do the daily job and get paid daily are suffering more and they have families to take care of,” one of the traders further lamented but full of gratitude to Governor Soludo!

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