Aba Women Set For Showdown With Governor Ikpeazu Over Bad Roads, Poor Governance, Issues 90-days Ultimatum

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Dr Okezie Ikpeazu

Women in Aba, the commercial hub of Abia, on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, disrupted activities in the commercial city over bad roads and poor infrastructure.

The women threatened to shut down the Government House in protest against bad governance in the eastern state.

The women, mostly traders who came out in their hundreds issued a 90-day ultimatum to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to fix the bad roads in Aba and ensure payment of salaries to civil servants in the State.

Speaking to journalists, the women leader threatened that there will be a return of Aba Women riot of 1929 if their demands were not met. Security men were on ground to control the situation.