No less than five Commissioners in the administration of Adams Oshiomhole, stormed the popular commercial Lagos street, over the menance of street traders.
The state government had put in place, an interministerial committee to curb the growing street trading in the metropolis. The committee headed by Hon. Commissioner of Environment and Public Utilities, Prince Clem Agba, also has the Transport, Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Women Affairs and Urban Development as members.
Prince Clem Agba who personally led others in decongesting Lagos street stated that Governor Oshiomhole has mandated the committee to beautify the city.
The Commissioner said street trading is an offense as stipulated in Edo state sanitation and pollution management law no. 5 of 2010, adding that violators of the law will be prosecuted in accordance with the stipulated law.
The Commissioner warned that street traders as well as commercial drivers causing obstruction to desist or face prosecution. He said tje committee would visit all the major maekets in Benin metroplis.