Ariaria International Market Aba Flooded after days of downpour! (See pictures)
The Ariaria International Market is one of the markets in ABA, Abia State that makes the city of the famous commercial hub in Nigeria as well as Africa.
However, days of continuous rainfall especially in the South of the country has made business owners close shops because of flood within and without the markets.
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This is Ariaria international Market in Aba, Abia State, Nigeria.
And there have been governors there.!!! pic.twitter.com/eSOqzmZIbF
— Harrison (@harrisonmbamara) July 8, 2020
Some local residents claim that this current situation is more or less the normal status quo of the market whether it rains or not.
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Welcome to Abia. God's own country. pic.twitter.com/uaifWm9rJM
— ALHAJI.OMO IYA WAEC. (@OMOIYAWAEC77) July 8, 2020
The Ariaria Market is popular for sourcing and production of leather materials used in making shoes, bags and other items.
It was opened in 1976 after the old Ekeoha market was destroyed by fire. It is being managed by the Abia State Government to date.