#WordOnTheStreet: Oshodi Market Demolition – A visit to the Resettlement Market


WordOnTheStreet Oshodi Market Demolition

Following our chat with traders who were affected by the demolition by the Lagos State government of the Owonifari market in Oshodi, we went on to the site of the resettlement market and got talking to one of the officials.

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There has been hue and cry from the traders that the demolition exercise was done in bad faith. That most of them were away on holidays when the market was demolished. The Lagos State government says it gave notice and made provisions for their resettlement but the traders insist that the notice was too short.


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