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The Lagos State Government has reaffirmed that the suspension order on Dosunmu Market and its environs following the recent fire incident is still in place.


This is contrary to speculations that the market has been reopened.

Hon. Mrs. Bola Olumegbon-Lawal, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Central Business Districts (CBD), clarified further that the State Government is actively assessing the affected area to ascertain the extent of the damage. This assessment includes determining the number of businesses and individuals impacted by the fire, as well as identifying buildings that are affected.

Mrs. Olumegbon-Lawal urged market traders to be patient during this process, emphasising that the government is committed to ensuring a thorough evaluation before making any decisions regarding the reopening of the market, stressing that the public will be duly notified once a decision is reached.

“The Lagos State Government remains dedicated to the safety and well-being of its citizens and businesses. The ongoing assessment of Dosunmu Market and its environs underscores this commitment. Stakeholders are encouraged to cooperate with agencies of government during this critical phase, while awaiting the decision to reopen the market”, she said.

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