JUST IN: Adamawa Relocates 2,330 Traders

Adamawa Relocates 2,330 Traders

Adamawa Relocates 2,330 Traders


No fewer than 2,330 traders have been relocated from Jimeta Shopping Complex to a temporary place at the popular Falluja Market in Adamawa State.

The state's Commissioner for Commerce and Trade, Dr Ishaya Dabari, while disclosing this to LEADERSHIP in Yola, said has constituted a 13-member committee to upgrade Jimeta Shopping Complex to a modern market.

Dabari who is also chairman of the committee, said funds have already been made available for the project and work would commence as soon as fast is over.

He added that the project which houses administrative building, parks, security post and clinic for the health needs of customers, would be completed within one year.

Dabari also added that owners have already been documented and revoking of all allocations in the market has started.

“Traders would start relocating to the temporary site after Ramadan fasting”.

He noted that the new market, would boost economic fortune of the state as well as improve revenue to the state coffers.

The Chairman, Yola-North Local Government, Nasiru Hammanjoda, who signed the revoking letter directed traders to to Gambo Jimeta Modern Market and Motor Park popularly known as ‘Falluja'.

Members of the committee were drawn from the , the Force and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

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