Imo orders mechanics to leave Owerri township

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OWERRI – The has directed mechanics operating within Owerri, the capital, to relocate to Orji and Nekede mechanics villages, a statement said on .

A statement signed by Mr Kennedy Amanze, the Officer the Ministry Industry and Non-formal Sector, said the Commissioner, Mrs Ugochi Nnanna-Okoro, gave the directive in Owerri.

The statement said that the two weeks grace period given the mechanics had expired and that the up by the to enforce compliance the order would soon begin work.

will no longer tolerate indiscriminate location mechanic workshops within the capital pending the final movement to the designated locations.’’

The statement  frowned at a situation whereby abandoned vehicles were parked along the streets.

It noted that all over the world, artisans were located in clusters outside the city centre, adding that the relocation mechanics was in the interest the mechanics.

It advised the mechanics to obtain forms from the ministry for the allocation of spaces to enable the government to provide more viable for them. (NAN)