LASG shuts down Ogba Mall, Ajah market

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Lagos, Nov. 6, 2023 – The Lagos State Government closed down Ogba Mall and Ajah market in the state on Sunday due to poor sanitation.

The mall and the market were closed down by the Lagos State Waste Management Authority and the State Task Force on Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences.

Folashade Kadiri, the Director of Public Affairs at the Lagos State Waste Management Authority, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.

She said the enforcement team also dismantled shanties and removed structures of illegal traders along the Ajah Jubilee Bridge and BRT corridor.

“The Lagos State Government has shut Ogba City Mall, Ikeja, and Ajah Market, Eti-Osa, for sundry waste disposal offences.

“The action was carried out by the combined enforcement teams of the Lagos Waste Management Authority; State Task Force on Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences, LASTMA and LAGSEC (KAI),” she said.

Muyiwa Gbadegesin, the Managing Director/CEO of LAWMA, was quoted by the statement to have said that the zero-tolerance campaign was still being enforced by the state government.

He advised the traders to take necessary steps to ensure clean and hygienic premises. (GBN)

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