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Benue Govt orders hawkers off Makurdi street, issues quit notice to illegal shop owners

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Benue State Government Council, EXCO, has ordered road hawkers round Wurukum Market in Makurdi the State capital to vacate their positions or threat dropping their wares.

The Exco additionally directed merchants occupying makeshift outlets alongside Swange Cinema highway at Wurukum Market to vacate them or threat demolition and destruction of their wares.

Commissioner for Info, Tradition and Tourism, Hon Ngunan Addingi whereas briefing journalists after an EXCO assembly on Wednesday, mentioned the affected individuals are to maneuver to the Makurdi Worldwide Market the place there are outlets for occupation.

In line with her, the council directed store allottees on the Maallotteesternational Market to finish their funds inside one month or threat revocation of similar.

Mrs Addingi mentioned EXCO accredited the structure of a committee headed by Secretary to the State Authorities, SSG, Professor Anthony Ijohor, SAN, to think about submissions of the final Benue Youth Summit for potential implementation.

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The committee additionally has Commissioners for Finance and Financial Planning, Industries and Cooperatives, Agriculture and Pure Assets, Info, Tradition and Tourism, Youths and Sports activities, Science and Expertise, Rural Improvement in addition to Commerce and Funding as members.

Director of EXCO is to function Secretary of the committee, whereas Particular Advisers for Native Authorities and Chieftaincy Affairs, Financial Planning, in addition to that of Venture Monitoring and Analysis are additionally members.

Chairman, secretary and Subcommittee chairmen of the Youth Summit are to fulfill with the SSG-led committee at a later date to deliberate on the summit report.

Answering questions from journalists, the Info, Tradition and Tourism Commissioner mentioned over 4,000 individuals have to this point been vaccinated towards COVID-19 within the State.

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