Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti, OFR, was at his leadership best Thursday, leading from the front when he visited the embattled Ariaria International Market.
A statement by Kazie Uko, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, said Dr. Otti called for immediate cessation of hostility and reprisal against the traders following the killing of two policemen near the market on Tuesday by yet to be identified gunmen.
The Governor while commiserating with the authorities of the Nigeria Police and families of the deceased policemen called on the traders to cooperate with the security agencies in their search to root out the culprits.
He ordered the traders to return to their shops and their business saying that the security agencies will be there to protect them.
Picture: overnor Otti, speaking to the traders, who were locked away from the major road to Ariaria Market, Aba.