LAGOS ASSEMBLY CALLS FOR RELOCATION OF MARKET

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Lagos State House of Assembly at plenary on Monday called for the relocation of Mile 12 Market along Ikorodu-Ketu expressway from its current location to a more conducive place. Reacting to the crisis that occurred in the market last week, where some people lost their lives and properties destroyed, the House said, under matter of urgent public importance moved by Hon. Jude Idimogu that the incident was unfortunate and should be avoided.

The Assembly consequently called on Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to relocate Mile 12 and Owode Onirin Markets to another location after conducting necessary feasibility studies and when accompanying infrastructures must have been provided. While commiserating with the family of those, who lost their lives in the incident, the House condemned the killings and the attitude of soldiers stationed at the market, but who could not prevent the crisis.

The House then called on Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to constitute a high-powered enquiry into the crisis and punish the perpetrators.

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