From Femi Oyelola, Kaduna
Kaduna State residents have been called upon to patronize the newly established neighborhood market, as the major market in the state will remain closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Managing Director of Kaduna Market Development Company, Mallam Muhammad Hafiz Bayero, disclosed this during a press conference held in kaduna yesterday.
Malam Bayero said the think tanks of the state government came up with the neighborhood market to stop residents from traveling far before purchasing food and others essentials.
He added that the Market will be open every Wednesday and Saturday from 8AM to 4 PM saying the pilot project has already commenced in Igabi, kaduna South kaduna North and Chikun Local Government Area respectively.
The Managing Director further said talk are in top gear to established neighborhood market in Zaria and kafanchan .
He vowed that all violators of the quarantine orders will be prosecute and their vehicles and motorcycle will be forfeited to the government.