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Move Your Goods Into The Market, Osun Govt Warns Road Side Traders



The Osun State Government has ordered that road side traders across all markets of the state to as a matter of urgency move into the market or face serious sanction.

The government made the order on Tuesday through the Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Honorable Bode Olaonipekun.

The commissioner said illegal side road trading across the state which has been causing problem of free flow of vehicles plying the roads where markets ars will no longer be accepted .

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Olaonipekun made the order while addressing leadership of the Igbona Market in the state capital, Osogbo.

The commissioner, who frowned to extending trading activities from the provided spaces in the market to road side, said henceforth task force will start enforcing the order and violators will be arrested.

According to the commissioner “We have realized that market like Igbona and few other periodic market across the state have turned to daily market and the government will be standing up to ensure thaextending selling to the road is brought to proper check”

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He further said that “Governor Gboyega Oyetola is always on the compassionate side that we should not allow people not be suffered in going about their daily business but that does not mean we will not check excesses.”

He urged market men and women across the state to comply with the rules and regulations that established their market.

The Babaloja of Igbona Market, Elder David Iyiola appreciated the commission for his visit to the market, promised that the leadership of the market will start enforcing no road side trading.

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Hammed Tajudeen is the editor in-chief of Blaze News, holds Higher National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.

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