GOVERNOR AMBODE REOPENS MILE 12 MARKET TWO WEEKS AFTER CLASH

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Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state, has ordered the reopening of Mile 12 market, along Ikorodu road following a bloody communal clash between traders.

The Governor officially ordered the reopening of the market today.

The popular market was closed, following a violent riot by hoodlums within the communities in Ketu-Mile 12 area of Lagos state that resulted in death and injury to an unspecified number of people.

The governor not only closed the market on March 3rd following a bloody communal clash between traders, he also restricted movement in four streets in the area: Oniyanri, Maidan, Agiliti 1 and Agiliti 2 streets.

The State Commissioner for Information, Steve Ayorinde, this morning, said the governor has 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,” he said.

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