More demolitions in Owerri as govt rejigs urban renewal programme

More buildings may go down in Owerri, Imo State capital as the state government continues with its urban renewal programme in the city.
After the demolition of the Eke Ukwu Owere market, which caused an uproar within and beyond the state, the government bullodozers moved to old stadium lane last week where mainly street traders were sacked.
The old stadium fence also went down.
According to unconfirmed reports, a market plaza located at Wethedral Road, Owerri may be affected by the ongoing demolition exercise.