Lagos Govt Restates Ban On Street Trading, Hawking


The Lagos State Government has reaffirmed the prohibition of street trading and hawking within the state.

The state urged traders to refrain from showcasing their goods for sale on walkways, lay-bys, setbacks, road medians, verges, and curbs.

This reminder was issued via a post on the official Lagos State Government’s X account on Sunday.

The post said, “Lagos traders should desist from displaying their wares for sale on walkways, lay-bys, setbacks, road medians, verges, and curbs because street trading and hawking remain banned in Lagos State.”

See reaction below;

@Segun Akanbi: “Ahhhhhh, this is wickedness and fingers are not equal how do you expect those people to survive and meet up to at least sub standard in this kind of economic crisis we are in Nigeria. You were just opening doors of increase in crime rates in your state by that decision yours”

Ekenna Owo Ndukwo: “Lack of discretion…
How will this help at this time”

Asogwa Godwin: “What is all this? Policies against citizens.What have we done to deserve this impunity.”

Rafiu Olawale Sodiq: “Sometimes. I blame myself. Why I was born in this country! A country who do not care for the citizens. Tribalism. Political inflict. Fatherism. No plan! In this time of thick an thin! Economy.”

Kenneth Nsisong Anthony; “I told you people that this government has no good plan for their citizens”

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