BY ANGELA IKEOGU CHINEMEREM
The Eke Amanvu Market in Nkalagu community in Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State abandoned by successive local and state government administrations for over 25 years has been reconstructed and remodelled by the senator representing Ebonyi central senatorial district, Senator Obinna Ogba.
The market which is one of the major markets in Nkalagu community before it’s abandonment attracts customers from Enugu state, Ebonyi state and other communities in Benue state.
The people of Amanvu, Nkalagu community who where elated by the construction of the new Eke Amanvu modern market which is now open again for business will help them in selling their agricultural produce as they had to take their produce to other markets to sell.
Speaking during the handover of the market , chairman of the community, Comrade Felix Ogba noted that the modern market will make Amanvu a business hub that will attract patronage from far and near.
” The Eke Market is here to serve the commercial purpose of Amanvu Nkalagu, her neighbouring brothers and sisters and far away traders, ” he stated.
He commended senator Ogba for constructing the market which he said has lifted the community.
Senator Ogba while handing over the Market to the community said that it was not easy to construct and commended the people for their support which led to the completion of the project.