Ladipo, Oyingbo markets, others re-opened

Ladipo, Oyingbo markets, others re-opened

The Ladipo, Oyingbo, Alamutu Ologede and Ile-Epo markets have been reopened, according to the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA).

The markets were recently sealed for filth and gross environmental abuse.

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of LAWMA, Dr Muyiwa Gbadegesin, speaking on Monday, explained the importance of stringent compliance measures in safeguarding public health and shielding residents against future health crises.

Gbadegesin noted that the re-opening of the markets followed full compliance with requisite conditions.

“Following extensive renovations and compliance measures including, the implementation of stringent conditions and a written mandatory undertaking for reopening, Ladipo Market, Oyingbo Market, Alamutu Ologede Market, and Ile-Epo Oke Odo Market, have been reopened today for business transactions,” Gbadegesin said.

The LAWMA CEO emphasised that the re-opened markets had to comply with a set of mandatory conditions listed for them prior to resuming operations.

“These conditions include providing a designated waste point; installation of block work fence and platforms for the placement of double dino bins; procurement of double dino bins for waste containerisation; commitment to putting in place sustainable market waste policing to guarantee constant cleanliness of the market environment

“Enforce proper waste disposal regulations; engagement of bin keepers; collaboration with accredited PSP operators for timely evacuation.

“Prompt payment of waste bills, as well as dislodging Street traders from road medians and setbacks and preventing unauthorised vending,” Gbadegesin said.

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