Traders, others worry as Lagos shuts Ladipo market

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Ladipo market

Ladipo market
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By Olasunkanmi Akoni

Traders and buyers have expressed worry over the indefinite closure of popular auto spare part mart, Ladipo Market, in Mushin Local Government Area of the state.

Recall that Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello, had earlier warned market operators against indiscriminate dumping of refuse in drainages, highways and undesignated places or faced sanctions, ranging from closure of the market.

The Lagos State Government, through the state Waste Management Authority LAWMA, had shut the market over alleged repeated violation of the environment despite several warnings against indiscriminate dumping of junk auto parts

Confirming the closure, Assistant Director of Public Affairs for LAWMA, Hakeem Akinleye, maintained that the measure became necessary Inorder to prevent outbreak of diseases amid COVID-19 spike and possible cause of…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper