Roadside trading will still continue in Oyo State – Gov. Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde says his government will not halt roadside trading until the government provides an alternative for traders to transact their businesses.

Governor Makinde disclosed this while reacting to questions from participants at the stakeholders’ consultative meeting on 2021 budget held in Ibadan.

The governor said the only justification to stop street trading across the state was to create an alternative means and until government provide qualitative neighborhood market, street trading could still be accommodated.

Governor Makinde who reiterated that traders in the state contribute significantly to the economy development of Oyo State, therefore stressed the need for government to give priority to their welfare and support them in their businesses through provision of conducive environment.

He urged the people to continue to support state government in its task to develop the state.

Iyabo Adebisi

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