Leadership (Abuja)

21 December 2012

Nigeria: Area Seven Traders Association Apologises to FCT Minister

The Executive officers of Area Seven Traders Association have rendered an unreserved apology to the FCT Administration and the Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) over the activities of some of its members who carried out demonstration and barricaded the AEPB office in Central Area Abuja on Thursday.

In a statement yesterday signed by the group's public relations officer Mr. Adewale Olorunfunmi and the secretary Prince Ndubuisi Okoye pledged to be law abiding and to always cooperate with the AEPB to ensure cleanliness and orderliness of the market.

'With this resolution, we call on the AEPB to re-open the market to enable us continue with our legitimate business activities'.

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