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Mile 12: Lagos Assembly urges relocation of market

08 March 2016, 07:33

Abuja - The Lagos State House of Assembly has called for the relocation of the Mile 12 market after an ethnic clash left several people dead last week, Punch reports.

Describing the destruction of materials and loss of lives as "unfortunate", the Assembly urged Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to relocate the market in order to remedy conflict in the area.

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Lawmakers have condemned the killings, sending condolences to all those affected and accusing soldiers of taking sides between Yoruba and Hausa youths.

The Assembly has since called for a thoroughly inquiry into the event, with some lawmakers advising that investigations should be concluded before a relocation is considered.

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