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Traders crack Covid-19 directive to storm ‘Wednesday’ sector


Some traders in the Sunyani Municipality and its environs on Tuesday broke the coronavirus disease command measures and stormed the shutdown Nana Bosoma market place, site for the weekly Wednesday trading actions in Sunyani.

The Sunyani Municipal Assembly and its Covid-19 Taskforce a thirty day period ago closed down the market to assure social and bodily distancing between other actions against the spread of the Covid-19.

For that reason, the Assembly and the Sunyani Conventional Council (STC) established satellite marketplaces for each day trading activities to thrive so that there would not be a Wednesday market, nevertheless that is the official sector working day to stay away from overcrowding for the prevention of Covid-19 distribute.


But throughout its patrol, the Taskforce observed all forms of traders, specially foodstuff sellers who experienced defied the directive for the position to keep on being shut right up until even further detect and have been briskly undertaking company as if almost nothing was at stake.

Consequently the traders experienced unofficially but properly turned the Wednesday current market to a Tuesday market.

In an interview, the traders gave diverse explanations and interpretations to the directive with regards to the closure of the Wednesday current market since some explained they had been not aware there was no additional formal weekly industry working day in Sunyani.

Others just mentioned they considered the Wednesday weekly market had been shifted to Tuesday when some explained they were being wholesalers and distributors and had appear “to just offer to the merchants and go back”.

Superintendent Haruna Alhassan, the Taskforce Commander in a further interview with the GNA expressed fear and explained the problem as “unacceptable” mainly because it was drawing again development becoming produced by the ‘city’ authorities in avoiding Covid-19 distribute.

He noticed even though that the Sunyani Municipality has not recorded any scenario of Covid-19, the scenario (actions of recalcitrant traders) “is serious and dangerous” simply because it could guide to the outbreak of the ailment.

Supt. Alhassan said the Taskforce was, as a result, strengthening its procedures for even extra efficient functions to avert the disobedient traders “who only assume of funds to start with as an alternative of health” from continuing with their unlawful `activities with regards to compliance with the industry directives towards the Covid-19.

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