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PHALGA Boss Assures Adequate Security For Ikoku Spare Parts Market …As Line Executives Visit Mayor

The executive chairman of Port Harcourt City council in Rivers State, Hon. Victor Ihunwo on Tuesday assured the executives of all line chairmen at the Ikoku spare parts market that the council would partner with security agencies in the state to tackle the myriad of security challenges confronting the market.

Hon. Ihunwo spoke while addressing representatives of the executives of the line chairmen in the market led by the leader and chairman of all chairmen in the market, High Chief Iwu Anthony Alaribeole, during a courtesy visit to the council chairman in his office in Port Harcourt.

They mayor who commended the spare parts dealers for the visit, urged them to identify areas of insecurity in the market, promising to liaise with relevant security agencies in order to restore sanity in the troubled areas of the market.

He also called on the traders to cooperate with the state and local government revenue agents towards ensuring that their members pay the approved taxes and levies to the government.

The chairman tasked the market officials to liaise with all the other line chairmen in the market and articulating the needs of the market and those areas where they may want the local council to intervene, adding that the issues raised would be discussed in an enlarged meeting of all the line chairmen in the market, which according to him would to be held soon.

Earlier, leader of the team with the view to and chairman of all line chairmen in the market, High Chief Alaribeole, while introducing other executive members on the visit, commended the PHALGA boos for his achievements in office and for his commitment to the welfare of the people as well as traders and customers in spare parts market.

High chief Alaribeole who presented some of the challengers in the market, to the executive chairman, added that the purpose of the visit was to introduce the new leadership to the chairman and appealed to the city mayor to assist the spare parts market in tackling issues of insecurity and other disturbing trends in the area.

Other members of the executive who accompanied the chairman to the meeting included the Vice Chairman, Sir, Godwin Chibuka, the Secretary General, Nnamdi Amadikwa and the PRO of the body, Maduka Godson.

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