Gov.Ajimobi orders the re-opening of Bodija market

Governor?Ajimobi orders the re-opening of Bodija market 48-hours after butchers and?police clash

Governor
Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State today ordered with immediate effect, the
re-opening of Bodija market in Ibadan, the state capital.

The market was closed on Thursday afternoon after a clash reported to
have claimed about six lives occurred between butchers and men of the
Oyo State Police command.

Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Toye Arulogun who
announced the reopening of the market explained that the decision was
taken after due consultation with security agencies and all the
stakeholders of the market.

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He assured that adequate security measures have been put in place by
the government to forestall any crisis and ensure that people go about
their normal businesses. Arulogun, in the statement, noted that the
government will not hesitate to close the market for unhygienic and
unsanitary conditions as well as violent and chaotic conducts including
such acts that may threaten the security of not just the market but the
entire state.

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He urged the people to go about their normal businesses, praying that
God will comfort the families of the victims of Thursday’s mayhem and
grant them the fortitude to bear the loss.


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