Gov. Ikpeazu of Abia State has lamented over the level of destruction after of the #EndSARS protest in Aba. He added that he doesn’t know how long it will take to rebuild the damaged facilities.
The Governor on inspection visit was accompanied by heads of military, police and other security formations, inspected Zone 6 Annex of the Nigerian Police Force, Umuoba Road, Abia State Fire Service Aba, Ministry of Agriculture Aba Zonal office, Aba South Town Planning Authority, Aba South Town Hall, Primary Health Care Department, Board of Internal Revenue office, Aba South Local Government Secretariat, Aba High Court, First Bank Nigeria plc on Mosque Road as well as the Onions market at Uratta Road where property worth billions of Naira were destroyed, among others.
Gov. Ikpeazu stated that there was no ethnic nationality in the country that was not affected by the destruction of #EndSARS protest.
According to him, the wanton destruction of properties during the protest was a self-inflicted injury on our national psyche and the fabric that holds us together.
“in fact, it was an injury to humanity as a whole,” he stated.
He thanked law enforcement officers in the State for their efforts in subduing the situation and consoled those who lost relations as well as those who lost valuables during the unfortunate incident.