Donkey traders
operating at the DDPA Estate in Agbor, also known as Low Cost Housing Estate
have relocated from the estate. The relocation was a result of the order of
eviction served to them by the Ministry of Housing, Asaba, Chief Paulinus
Akpeki Prior to this time, residents in the estate who are mainly civil
servants had at several occasions  staged
peaceful protests calling for the eviction of the donkey operators from the

                Some of the complains given
by  the residents was that the donkeys
were polluting the area, destroying properties, spreading diseases among
others. The residents cried out to the government, saying that if the donkey
operators will remain in the estate their lives will be in danger.

                Initially the donkey operators
resisted but were warned to leave or faced eviction from the estate by the
state government. They however left the estate on their own after the April
20th, 2015 deadline expired.

                The residents of the estate are
now heaving a sigh of relief as they are thanking the state government for its
prompt intervention .They appealed to government to also take immediate action
against another set  of donkey operators
who are currently occupy the Ika South Abattoir situated at the entrance of the


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