Anambra Deputy Governor dismantled a roadblock set up by soldiers in the state.
Newsonline reports that the Anambra State Deputy Governor, Dr Onyekachukwu Ibezim, on Saturday, challenged soldiers who mounted roadblock at Amansea area of the state.
The incident happened on Christmas Eve when the roadblock manned by the soldiers caused long traffic on the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway, causing inconveniences to road users who were traveling home for the Christmas holiday.
A video circulating online showed when the deputy governor alighted from his vehicle after witnessing the long traffic, to confront the soldiers, while ordering his security men to dismantle the roadblock for all road users to pass by.
The deputy governor also took time to control traffic, urging drivers to move fast and avoid unnecessary delays on the road.
In the video, the deputy governor was seen cautioning the soldiers while insisting that – “We cannot continue like this in this country. This was not what the army used to be, you must stop this.”
The Area around the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway has become notorious in recent times for chaotic gridlocks where motorists are subjected to various inhumane treatment by the too many roadblocks mounted by the soldiers.