Traders in Ashaiman have clashed with the task force in charge of fumigating major markets in the Greater Accra Region.
The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama announced that markets in Accra will be closed down from today the 23rd of March 2020 a disinfecting exercise.
Given that the markets are places where rats and other animals are mostly hidden, Ghana’s government also decided to carry out fumigation activities in the midst of the Coronavirus outbreak.
But traders in Ashaiman, however, did not welcome the planned exercise by the government hence presented resistance to the who went to markets this morning to do their duties.
According to reports by UTV this morning, the traders were there and ready to continue their business duties as normal.