Agboedo United women protest arbitrary levy
A section of Traders in Agboedo United Market Nnewi, mostly women at the free zone, have lamented the arbitrary levy on daily on them by agents of Anambra state government.
Nigerian Notch gathered, that the women who did not refuse to pay the levy, however stressed that they should be given time to organise themselves, because one who is on rent should pay, and as such they promised that they with come up with a resolution soon.
In a brief interaction with Martha Mbonu (Nne Ugegbe) a trader in the market, she stressed that they are not truly happy with the way things are going in their section of market. She asked that government and its agents should be patient with them as they are just coming out from the lockdown. She promised that the women will organise themselves and revert back to the government as soon as possible.
In his remarks, the Chairman of Agboedo United market Nnewi, Mr Joe Enuma, urged the women to ensure they pay the stipulated levies to the government which will help in government efforts at developing the market. He tasked the women to see it as their widows mite and contribution to the growth and development of Agboedo United Market and asked them to as a matter of urgency, settle the internal wrangling that has made it impossible for them to pay their levies to government.