Market leaders champion containment of coronavirus spread in Trade Fair


* Seek Police help to arrest defiant traders

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President, Balogun Business Association, Mr Tony Obi

By Evelyn Usman

Market leaders in Trade Fair Complex, along the Mile Two- Badagry expressway, Lagos, have put up precautionary measures to contain the spread of the Coronavirus Disease into the market.

They have also, called on Police authorities to accord them the right to arrest traders who failed to carry out stipulated directives towards achieving the aim.

The call is coming on the heels of complaints that some of the traders at the Balogun wing of the market failed to obey directives on the provision of water and soap for customers to wash their hands before entering the plaza.

Speaking with journalists on the level of compliance to the precautionary measures, the President, Balogun Business Association, Mr Tony Obi, said that on the part of the association, buckets of water were stationed at the entrance gates as well as a thermometer to test the temperature of everyone…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper