- Hausa traders have resolved to take their destiny into their own hands as they have moved to an unhygienic location in a popular part of Ogun state
- The revenue generation of the Lagos state government has significantly dropped since the Mile 12 market crisis occurred one week ago
Health is wealth, as the saying goes. However, the Hausa traders do not care about this, as they have moved to an unhealthy environment around Kara area of Ogun state. The new location poses serious health hazard as the environment contains filthy and stagnant water.
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The new location is also known as the area around OPIC bus stop, along Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Apart from the health risk factors and pollutants present in this new area, Legit.ng authoritatively confirmed that heavy traffic builds there, very early in the morning everyday.
Lagos state government has reached out to all and sundry, as Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state, promises to find a lasting solution to the crisis, so that both the Yorubas and Hausas, who were majorly affected in the crisis, could return to their businesses without any fear.
Legit.ng brings you exclusive photos from the new unhealthy location used by the Hausa traders and buyers alike:
Displaced Mile 12 traders taking over Lagos-Ibadan express road by Kara cattle market in Opic bus stop, Ogun state. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi
The displaced traders loading some food stuffs inside a Lagos commercial bus to other locations. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi
Decayed tomatoes and waste litters the floor where the displace traders locate to near Kara cattle market along Lagos-Ibadan express way, Ogun state. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi
Odd job seekers offloading baskets of tomatoes from a truck. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi
Decayed food stuffs, filth and flood in the market environment. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi
Women rushing to buy bags of tomatoes from a truck loaded with bags of tomatoes and pepper at Kara area of Ogun state. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi
Displaced traders from mile 12 market, Lagos displayed their product for sale at Kara area along Lagos-Ibadan express way in Ogun state. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi
The traders displayed their food stuffs for sale inside the swampy vicinity. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi
Inside the relocated market in Kara area of Ogun state. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi
A man offloading basket of tomatoes from a truck in Kara area of Ogun state. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi
Displaced traders from mile 12 market, Lagos displayed their wares close to a brackish water by Opic bus stop, Kara area of Ogun state. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi