Traders Seek Relocation Of Ibadan Market Over Attacks By Hoodlums
Traders at the popular Shasha market in Ojo area of Ibadan, has called for its relocation to a safer site within Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State.
Chairman of the market, Alhaji Isa Naliando said relocation from the market from the present site would check the simmering tension which could lead to breach of public peace in the area.
He stated further that the relocation was necessary considering the various threats to the traders by the hoodlums.
“Some suspected hoodlums, who called themselves landowners in the early hours of Tuesday, invaded the market and demanded money from traders. They also attacked the traders with knives and machetes,” he said.