By Joy Onoshevwe

The State Capital Territory Development Agency will on Monday November 23, 2020 embark on the restoration of the beauty of the capital territory defaced by the recent end SARS protest.

The Director General of the Asaba Capital Territory Development Agency, Hon Onyemaechi Mrakpor, disclosed this at a press briefing on Friday, November 20, 2020.

Hon Mrakpor advised makeshift shop owners, illegal occupants and those using premises as dump site within the capital territory to vacate and clean up before Monday, November 23, 2020 to avoid the wrath of the State Taskforce on Environment.

She further advised residents against any form of strive or illegality that will make authority come after them.

The Director General also harped on the issue of insecurity in the state caused by illegal tricycle operators, whom she said come into the state not to earn a living but as perpetrate acts of criminality.

According to the Director General, various measures had been put in place to checkmate the criminal elements among the trycycle operators, whom she noted, were not known to the unit heads of the tricycle operators.

The DG stressed the need for individuals to be mindful of their neighbour, for unit heads to have the names and phone numbers of their members and stay on the positive lane for security consideration.

Earlier the State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, frowned at the activities of some residents of the capital territory in habit of turning the streets to dump sites, saying that it was an unhealthy practice that would no longer be tolerated.

Speaking on the worrisome activities of tricycle riders, the commissioner stated that tricycles coming into the state capital would be checkmate and that there would be a defined route for those operating within the state to streamline their activities and to check sharp practises.

He charged union leaders present at the briefing to put hand together, fish out the criminal elements and also ensure that no form of illegality continue.