A filling station located at the intersection between Amawbia bypass and the Old Awka- Onitsha has been demolished by Anambra State government.
The exercise was jointly supervised by officials of the Awka Capital Territory Development Authority, ACTDA and the State Physical Planning Board with supportfrom men of the Nigeria Police Force.
The owner of the filling station it was gathered, has been properly served notice of eviction and offered an alternative location to relocate to.
The filling station which situates in a densely populated residential area, poses athreat to the residents in the event of an inferno while also contributing to the gridlock usually experienced at the traffic light end of the Amawbia bypass.
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