We will not chase away roadside traders yet ― Makinde

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Hours before the expiration of the seven days ultimatum given to roadside traders in Oyo State to leave, Governor Seyi Makinde, on Thursday, suspended the move to chase away the traders.

State Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mr Idowu Oyeleke, had last Saturday said the state government will from Saturday go all out to chase away persons trading by roadsides.

Speaking, on Thursday, at a stakeholders’ town hall meeting on 2021 budget held at the University of Ibadan, Makinde said the drive was suspended until the government puts in place alternative markets.

Though Makinde said the state was not pleased with trading by roadsides, he said the state government…



Source: Nigerian Tribune