The Daura Local Government Council in Katsina State has appealed to the State Government to reconstruct the Daura central market to boost its economic activities and revenue base.
Alhaji Danladi Mai-mai, the council’s Supervisory Councillor for Revenue, made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Daura on Monday.
He said the current revenue being realised from the market was between N100,000 and N105,000 weekly, attributing the low collection to lack of inadequate shops and makeshifts where traders could display their goods.
He expressed optimism that when the market was reconstructed would attract a projected revenue of more than N500,000 weekly.
“We also call on the government to renovate the Daura central motor park by constructing water ways and administrative offices to make it more attractive generate more internal revenue,’’ he said.
The councillor cautioned members of the local chapter…