Governor Otti Condoles With Victims of Fire Outbreaks in Aba, Calls on Abians to Apply Safety Measures.
The Governor of Abia State, His Excellency, Dr. Alex Otti, OFR has condoled with Victims of the fire outbreaks that happened in two markets in Aba which led to the loss of wares and other valuables belonging to some traders.
Governor Otti is pained that such misfortune befell traders at a time of serious economic challenges in the country, and called on traders in different markets in the state and residents of Abia as a whole to apply the best of safety measures required to prevent future occurrences, especially in this harmattan season.
The Governor also called on leaders of different markets in the state, especially market Chairmen and Chief Security Officers to assume responsibility and ensure absolute protection of the markets and warned that there would be far reaching consequences for any form of internal or external sabotage.
Finally Governor Otti expressed joy that no life was lost and assured that his government is determined to get to the remote and immediate cause or causes of the incidents, which is why he sent some government officials led by the General Manager of Greater Aba Development Authority (GADA), the Mayor of Aba North and other officials of government to assess the magnitude of the fire incidents with a view to providing succour to the victims.
Media and Publicity to the Governor
18th December 2023.