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Mile 12 Market: We don’t want to relocate from Lagos, women leader pleads

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Traders at the popular Mile 12 have expressed dissatisfaction on the plan to relocate the market to another area in the state just as they lamented the attendant economic hardship the closure had brought upon them and the customers over the last few days.

Meanwhile, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state Thursday announced the re-opening of the market after the stakeholders’ meeting comprising of market men/women, traditional leaders in the community, residents and Community Development Associations, CDAs.”  In the wake of the crisis, Ambode announced plans to relocate the market permanently to a site yet to be determined. The announcement shocked the leadership of the market which made frantic efforts, and intense lobbying for the governor to have a rethink.


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