The Lagos State Government has warned traders, particularly those in Ogba Market and its environs, to vacate the roads or face heavy sanctions.
It said no one was permitted to convert the roads, their medians, set-backs and walkways to markets or street shops.
Commissioner for the Environment Dr. Babatunde Adejare stated this while on inspection of the Abibatu Mogaji Sunday Market, Oluwole Mini-Market and Ogba Retail Market.
Adejare lamented that despite appeals from the government, some traders were still violating the environmental laws. He said the government would longer tolerate lawlessness by any trader. Read more