The Abia state government said it will start the demolition of unauthorized structures located at Isi Gate, Uzuakoli Road, Corporative, and Aba Road the state capital, from December 1.
This was disclosed by the General Manager of the Umuahia Capital Development Authority (UCDA), Kingsley Agomuo during a meeting with property owners in the affected zones.
According to Agomou, the government has set a deadline of December 1, 2023, for occupants of these illegal structures to vacate the premises.
He advised owners to dismantle the structures themselves, warning that if they failed to do so, they would be responsible for the expenses incurred by the government in demolishing the buildings.
Addressing the well-known Isi Gate market, Agomuo clarified that the market has already been relocated, instructing traders to evacuate the site promptly.