Oyigbo Caretaker Committee Chairman Hon. Philip Visits Eke Oyigbo Market: Key Highlights and Promises

Oyigbo Caretaker Committee Chairman Hon. Philip Visits Eke Oyigbo Market: Key Highlights and Promises
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On his first official visit, Hon. Philip Gogo, the newly appointed Caretaker Committee Chairman of Oyigbo Local Government Area, visited Eke Oyigbo market.

Oyigbo Caretaker Committee Chairman Hon. Philip Visits Eke Oyigbo Market: Key Highlights and Promises

This visit aimed to familiarize himself with the market and officially announce his administration, appointed by Governor Sir Siminialayi Joseph Fubara of Rivers State, Hitvibz reports.

Warm Reception and Promises for Peace and Development

During the visit, Hon. Gogo expressed gratitude for the warm reception he and his entourage received from the market’s traders.

He assured the marketers that his administration is dedicated to maintaining peace and fostering development, free from any form of victimization.

Addressing Lingering Issues and Tax Reforms

Hon. Gogo acknowledged the unresolved issues within the market administration and promised to address them promptly and amicably.

Regarding the overblown taxes imposed by the previous administration, he committed to reducing the tax burden to alleviate the current economic hardships faced by traders.Oyigbo CTC Chairman Key Promises at Eke Oyigbo Market Visit

Warnings Against Previous Administration’s Agents

The Chairman warned traders against engaging with any officers or agents from the previous administration, emphasising that their tenure had ended.

He urged the traders to support his administration’s efforts toward a peaceful and progressive market environment.

Support and Encouragement from Market Leaders

Sir Joel Obiajor, representing the marketers, welcomed the Chairman and expressed joy for the new, youth-led administration.

He reaffirmed their unwavering support and prayed for the administration’s success.

Mr. Okwuchukwu Asimole, speaking on behalf of the youths, also assured the Chairman of their full support.

Simplified Movement and Sanitation Efforts

Hon. (Dr.) Chisom Kenneth Gbali, the Leader of Simplified Movement and Commissioner for Youth Development in Rivers State, praised the solidarity shown by the marketers.

He promised that the new administration would ensure peaceful coexistence and development.

He also emphasised the importance of maintaining cleanliness in and around the market for the health and well-being of all traders.

He warned traders to avoid obstructing walkways to prevent traffic congestion.

Inspection and Resolution of Market Issues

The Chairman and his team inspected the demolished Oyigbo park. Dr. Gbali intervened to halt unauthorized construction on the park’s land until the rightful ownership issue is resolved.Oyigbo CTC Chairman Key Promises at Eke Oyigbo Market Visit

Courtesy Visit to High Chief Samuel Azuh

Hon. Gogo and his entourage paid a courtesy visit to High Chief Samuel Azuh, the Prime Minister of Oyigbo Community.

High Chief Azuh expressed his joy for the visit, considering it a mark of respect.

He reaffirmed his commitment to the Simplified Movement and Governor Siminialayi Joseph Fubara’s administration.

He encouraged everyone to support the new administration to ensure the delivery of democratic dividends.

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