Anambra shuts Agbaedo new spare parts market, Nnewi over violation of COVID-19 preventive protocols

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Governor Obiano of Anambra State

BY SUNNY A. DAVID

Anambra State Government has announced closure of Agbaedo New Spare Parts Market Nnewi for one week.
This was contained in a press release signed by the Commissioner for Trade and Commerce, Mr. Uchenna Okafor, which was made available to our correspondent.
He said the closure followed non compliance with the COVID -19 preventive protocols by the traders of the market and their customers in the market takes immediate effect.
Governer Obiano also requested that the officials of the market appear before the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Vincent Okpala for retraining and recertification, within the period of the closure.
Part of the release read, “Following the non-compliance to the COVID-19 safety protocols by the Agbaedo new motor spare parts market, Nnewi, His Excellency the executive governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has ordered for the closure of the market.”
Anambra State has recently been posting high COVID-19 positive cases. The governor has as a result of this imposed a nine hours curfew on the state, which begins on Monday.

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