Imo Women Cry in the Open When Governor Okorocha Demolished Orie Market - eritvnews

Imo Women Cry in the Open When Governor Okorocha Demolished Orie Market



Imo women were in tears on Tuesday when Governor Rochas Okorocha went ahead to demolish the traditional market in Akokwa.

Governor Roachas Okorocha has been severally criticized for the demolition of traditional markets which seemed to a major source of livelihood and life occupation of local women.
According to reports from Imo, There were cries of the demolition of the market as well as the shooting of one person as Okorocha destroys market and houses in Akokwa.

The Orie Market had been entirely demolished.  Young and old women in their hundreds were seen weeping before the statue of Virgin Maria at St. Barnabas Catholic Church. A young man whose only property is his rickety residential hut which had been demolished was seen crying uncontrollably.

While the market were being demolished, military personnel and Mobile Policemen were stationed at strategic places within the community. A lifeless body also lay at the scene possibly from gunshots is seen along Arondizuogu Road. It has been identified as an only son whose mother died two years ago.

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