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Taskforce Restores Sanity On Olu-Obasanjo Amaigbo Roads

Traders and commuters using the Olu-Obasanjo and Amaigbo  street roads along the Ikoku spare parts market now enjoy unfettered access to the area following the new packing order instituted by the Rivers State Taskforce on illegal Parking and Street loading stationed in the area.

The vortex reporter who visited the area noted that the area now experience easy flow of vehicles; as motorist and car owners using the roads no longer park indiscriminately along the road.

An official of the task force, who gave his name as Anyalewchi said the parking system designed for the area, has made it impossible for vehicles owners to dump their vehicles for longer hours along the road. He said a minimum of 25meters have be created away from the Ikoku roundabout stressing that commercial vehicles are no longer allowed to load passengers and goods along the road.

Traders in the market, who spoke on the new development, commended the task force for decongesting and freeing the area of traffic lock jam that has posed problems to users of the road.   

Mr. Samson Chindu, a dealer in motor spare parts in the market praised the state government for the sanity restored on the Ikoku access roads and in the entire state. Chindu added that the situation has encouraged people who usually fears using the area, to now easily access the market to do business.

Simeon Chukwka, a customer to the market expressed delight at the new order in the spare parts market and appealed to road users and the traders to respect the initiatives instituted by the government taskforce.

The Vortex recalls that the Amaigbo Oluobasanjo road along the Ikoku spare parts market had over the years posed difficulty to commuters and businesses in the area, as a result of the long hours it usually take to pass through the area.

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