The news report flying around the social media that Soludo Government has directed all the markets in Anambra State be closed for one month starting from 15th December,2022 has been confirmed to be fake. In a statement issued by Mr Paul Nwosu, Commissioner for Information and made available to BVI Channel 1 . The statement stated ‘ My attention has been drawn to a fake notice flying around the social media wherein it was alleged that Government has directed that all Schools and Markets in the State be closed on the 15th and 20th of December.
Let me state clearly that;
Both information are very much untrue, false and misleading.
That I have not issued any such release.
That the fake news did not emanate from my office nor any other government information unit.
The public is hereby called upon to dismiss the information as fake, false and misleading.
This is the handwork of mischief maker” . the statement concluded.