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Ogun state government on Monday , opened the Iberekodo market which was shut down last week Wednesday.
The government shut down the market to prevent cholera epidemic due to its dirty environment and heaps of refuse within the market.
A statement issued by the information officer in the ministry of Environment , Rotimi Oduniyi confirmed the reopening of the market .
The statement read that the
market was reopened after it was thoroughly cleaned, fimugated and heaps of refuse evacuated by the Ogun State Waste Management Authority OGWAMA.
Special Adviser to the Governor on Environment and Chief Executive Officer of OGWAMA, Ola Oresanya disclosed that the market has been reopened .
Oresanya “while reopening the market warned the traders against returning the market to its former state which necessitated it’s closure.
“Oresanya was represented by Director of Waste OGWAMA,Mr Akinbode Sofela urged the traders to make cleaniness their watchword.
“He said the state government is desirous of them selling in a clean and hygienic environment.
“To maintain the new and clean environment in the market,the Special Adviser handed over the supervision to the Chairman of Abeokuta North Local Government,Adebayo Ayorinde.
“Ayorinde urged the traders to avoid the mistake of the past which led to its earlier closure.”