Deji of Akure rescinds decision on closure of markets today

DEJI REVERSES CLOSURE OF MARKETS AND SHOPS IN AKURE DURING AMOLE FESTIVAL

The Palace wishes to notify residents of Akure and its environ that the Deji and Paramount Ruler of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi, Odundun II, has approved the reversal of the earlier directive for the closure of all Markets and Shops in Akure during the Amole festival scheduled to hold on Wednesday 9th September, 2020.

2. In view of this, all shops and markets in Akure will remain opened during the celebration of the age long traditional festival.

3. The reversal of the earlier directive is premised on His Majesty’s decision to cushion the effect of economic hardship on our market women occasioned by the adverse effect of covid-19.

4. The palace wishes to enjoin the residents, Market Women and shop owners to go about their lawful duties without let or hindrance during this celebration.

5. It is equally important to restate that, the festival will not in anyway restrict human and vehicular movement.

6. Akure a gbe a oo

Signed.
Adeyeye Michael
Chief Press Secretary to the Deji of Akure.
8th September, 2020

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