Tony Okafor, Awka
Traders in Nnewi, Anambra State, have protested against alleged harassment by revenue agents of the state government.
In a petition the sent to Governor Willie Obiano, the traders alleged that the agents had been harassing and intimidating them in Onitsha, Nnewi and Awka.
They attributed the hike in prices of goods in the market to the extortion by the agents, who claimed to be working for the government.
A representative of the traders, Sunday Okoye, alleged that the agents waylaid drivers at various checkpoints on the expressway to extort huge sums...readmore