Lagos - Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has ordered the reopening of Mile 12 market.
The market was closed on March 3 following a bloody communal clash between traders.
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Steve Ayorinde, the state Commissioner for Information in a statement on Thursday said the governor ordered reopening of the market after meeting with relevant stakeholders.
“Governor Akinwunmi Ambode this morning has ordered the reopening of Mile 12 market after stakeholders assured him of peace and order,” Ayorinde said in the statement.
Ayorinde quoted the governor as saying that the market had outgrown its present location and would be relocated ultimately.
- News 24