Ogun State Government has assured of giving necessary support to traders in the State, to enhance their businesses and boost economic activities.
The Special Adviser to Governor Dapo Abiodun on Housing, Jagunmolu Akande Omoniyi gave the assurance on Friday during a peace keeping tour to Itoku Adire market in Abeokuta, in response to petitions written by the traders to the State government on wrong allocation of shops.
Omoniyi said, “I am here on Governor’s mandate, we would look into the matter of wrong allocation, we see this as injustice, all stakeholders would be called to round table, to proffer lasting solution to the issue”.
He assured the traders that government would not be biased or partial affirming that the allocation will be done on merit while he noted that terms and conditions would be spell out and everybody will be happy.
The Special Adviser added that traders, whose shops were affected during the demolition for the road construction in the area by the last administration, would be adequately accommodated in the allocation of the new Adire Mall.
Speaking on behalf of the agitated traders, Hon. Bosun Oyalowo and Mrs. Folake Omibide, thanked the Prince Dapo – led government for the timely intervention, while calling for quick and proper allocation to rightful owners to enable them continue their business activities.