BREAKING: Groans As Unknown Road Contractor Issues One Hour Quit Notice To Shop Owners In Obudu

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By Itiunbe Atunka

Fresh crisis is currently brewing in Obudu as a road contractor (unnamed) has issued a one hour notice to shop owners at the Calabar lane in Obudu urban to evacuate their wares as they have instructions to pull down the structures.

The contractor is suspected to be the same one handling the almost 140 kilometer Mfum-Obudu Cattle Ranch road; Sydney Construction Limited and a week after moving into Obudu, demolished stalls along from Animal Junction to where the famous Eagle junction was.

Now, the shops from Aloma fuelling station to the Cyclist park are to give way too with the shop owners given only one hour to evacuate.

The notice was given at about 11:00 AM and CrossRiverWatch gathered there are no fewer than a dozen shops which sell electronic, household items, beverages, an arts shop, a mechanical shops and a carpenters shop are to give way.

And, shopowners say this was too sudden.

A bulldozer is currently parked nearby with the driver said to be awaiting further instructions.

Meanwhile, shop owners are busy moving out their wares in the lane which is less than a kilometer long after an initial face off did not work out well for them.

Shop owners have begun moving out their wares (Credit: CrossRiverWatch)

It is currently unclear if a contract was awarded for the construction of the road.

The unknown contractor has since commenced demolition of some shops (Credit: CrossRiverWatch/Itiunbe Atunka)
A bulldozer is parked nearby to commence demolition (Credit: CrossRiverWatch)

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