Insecurity: FCTA raises alarm over criminal activities in Gudu market

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Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), has raised alarm increasing rate of illegal and criminal activities going on popular Gudu electrical and auto spare parts market.

A combined of Ministerial Committee on City and Enforcement squad of Abuja Board (AEPB) stormed market on Friday to sensitize and also issue a 72 hours ultimatum to illegal traders.

The also warned them of imminent enforcement of a court order to rid the market of all illegalities.

Managing Director, Abuja Market Management Limited, Arc. Ibrahim Uzaibat confirmed traders had been alerted several contraventions and illegal activities tarnishing the image of the market.

Uzaibat said all markets Abuja have approved blueprint not be compromised, and comprehensive exercise had commenced some markets to restore sanity and shoppers confidence.

“Court order has been issued to the traders for them to abate these nuisances. This intervention exercise is billed to take place anytime soon. Before it happens however, on behalf of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, we wish to inform every trader, shop owners, market users and other in Gudu market Abuja of the to sanitize the market of all illegal incursions, trading activities in unauthorised places as well as all criminal elements,” Uzaibat noted.

The Chairman, Ministerial Committee on City , Ikharo Attah said the exercise had become necessary, as the market had been overtaken by illegalities that threaten public .

The Nation