Abia gov’t to conduct integrity tests on structures | Dailytrust

Abia gov’t to conduct integrity tests on structures

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has directed that integrity tests be conducted on old and new structures in markets and malls across the state.

This was disclosed by the State’s Commissioner for Trade and Investment, Chief John Okiyi Kalum while speaking to chairmen of market committees in the state in his office yesterday.

He disclosed that the action was being taken to protect traders and their customers from the risk of building collapse.

Chief Okiyi who decried the spate of illegal construction works in the markets in Aba and other parts of the state, informed that any structure that fails the integrity test will be swiftly demolished in the interest of the public and without further notice to the occupants or owners.

Dear Reader,
Every day, we work hard to provide readers such as you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information. Quality journalism costs money. Today, we're asking that you support us to do more. Your support means that Daily Trust can keep offering journalism to everyone in the world. Sign up for as little as N1,000 to become a member. Learn more about our membership here

Bank transfers can be made to:
Zenith Bank
1017257739
Media Trust Ltd


Please send details of your bank transfer to the email or Whatsapp number below so that we can contact you.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

Inquiries:
Email: membership@dailytrust.com
Whatsapp: +234 806 990 3410