Traders in Ariaria Int’l Market Count Losses as Rain Destroy Property Worth Millions of Naira

Traders in Ariaria International market, Aba, on Tuesday called on the Abia State Government to address the issue of flooding in the market following devastation of goods worth millions of naira orchestrated by poor road network leading to the market.

The traders who pleaded anonymity, told, that the rain on Saturday, September 24th, 2022, led to heavy losses, adding that property worth millions of naira were destroyed while those affected are still counting their losses.

They decried the heavy taxation by Abia State Government, wondering the interest in collecting N21,000 a year from traders in the market without recourse to their welfare and plight.

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