NEWS

OGUN STATE THREATENS TO CLOSE DOWN DIRTY MARKETS


Commissioner for Environment, Hon. Abiodun Abudu-Balogun has said that any market found to be dirty during the festive season risked being closed down by the government.

Hon Abudu-Balogun made this known while monitoring the weekly Ogun State Market Environmental Exercise in Abeokuta, calling on market leaders across the State to ensure their markets were clean for healthy trading, saying government would not fold its hands and watch buying and selling in untidy environment.

The Commissioner added that with the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic, cleanliness should be everyone’s watchword, urging traders and buyers to observe social distancing and wear face masks while in the markets.

Responding, the Babaloja of Panseke Market, Alhaj Taorid Amode appreciated government for the weekly market sanitation and its attendant benefits, urging various traders across the State, to trade in clean, tidy and healthy environment before, during and after the festive period.

Categories: NEWS

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.