Fruits traders protest in Lagos over demolition of Ikosi/Isheri market – Independent Observers

Fruits traders protest in Lagos over demolition of Ikosi/Isheri market

61 0

By Kunle Adedoyin

Displaced fruits traders in Ketu/Ikosi area of Lagos today have taken their protest to the Lagos State House of Assembly.

The aggrieved traders were protesting the demolition of the Ikosi/Isheri fruits market in the state.

The protesters, holding placards with different inscriptions, marched to the Assembly to appeal to the lawmakers to intervene in the case.

Some of the inscriptions on their placards read sentences like: “Re-modeling is a political coined language to sell our market, We say no to it”,  “The Nigerians of conscience should come to our help”, “Governor Sanwoolu please help us”, “Our market is not to be sold in any form”,  “We will explore all legal option to stop the satanic demolition of our market”, “OYESCO should be called to order”, “Our market is our DNA, is not for sale”, “Our market is our lifeline, we will protect it with our lives”, “Tinubu Egba wa o”, “ Iketu/Ikosi market belongs to Yorubas, Hausas and Igbos. It must not be sold.”

Mrs Adebukola Adejuwonbi, one of the leaders the protesting traders, said the market was demolished without proper notification from the appropriate quarters.  

Related Post

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *