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Public Hygiene: Ogun begins market sanitation seminar for leaders, traders

Mr. Ola Oresanya, Special Adviser to Governor and CEO of OGWAMA Photo: OGSG

*The Ogun State Government of Nigeria organises a sanitation seminar to take market leaders and traders through modern ways of trading in cleaner environment with emphasis on public hygiene and safety

Isola Moses | ConsumerConnect

In order to improve cleanliness in all the recognised markets across the South-West state, the Ogun State Government of Nigeria has commenced Markets Sanitation Seminar for market leaders and traders at Kuto and Oba Lipede markets in Abeokuta.

Mr. Ola Oresanya, Special Adviser to the Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State on Environment and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ogun State Waste Management Authority (OGWAMA), stated Thursday, January 27, 2022, that the seminar became necessary to take the traders through modern ways of trading in cleaner environment especially now that all emphasis are on public hygiene and safety.

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The state government noted for maximum concentration, the traders are to close their shops and stalls during the period of the seminar.

Oresanya further said that the seminar would expose the market stakeholders to practical ways on keeping markets clean at all times, especially solid waste management, eradication of rodents and pathogens and causes and solutions to environmental infractions in and around market places.

The OGWAMA Chief Executive also stated: “At the end of the seminar, they will be able to organise the markets properly to overcome the previously mentioned challenges which will rub-off on the safety of foodstuffs and other commodities sold at the two markets.”

The Market Sanitation Seminar will be held regularly for all market leaders and traders in all markets in Ogun State to improve their cleanliness and public acceptability, he added.

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