Following the election of Mr. Shehu Usman fondly called Sampam unprecedential aesthetic development has been the order of the the day.
Sampam, began face-lift of the market with plastering, painting, barricade, flower planting, Unique signage and recently Christmas tree and light as observed by Kosofe Post.
However, the Nation Newspapers feature report strongly indicted the market as one of the dirt, filthy market in the state that constituted life threatening Hazzard according to public health expert.
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Apart from the unhygienic status of the market as several reported, Mile 12 market always been in the news for contributing to the Ikorodu highway traffic gridlock, recccurring communal clashes that has claimed several lives and property in the past.
The last one led to the closure of the market and temporary relocation to Ogun state before the sanction was lifted with a government decision to finally relocate the market to Imota, under Ikorodu Local government, area of the state.
Around first quarter of year 2019, during the presentation of utility bus to the Kosofe Arewa Community, the lawmaker representing Kosofe Federal Constituency, at the lower chamber of the National assembly, Hon. Rotimi Agunsoye, allay the fears marteket delegation and assured them that the market will not be relocated.
Like the Jakande Fruits Market recently demolished by the Ikosi Isheri Local council Development Area, as a result of dirtness and insecurity, among other issues, they are still palpable fear among the Mile 12 Market board leaders and traders. This dévelopement reportedly contributed to the massive aesthetic work to placate the local and the state government policy implementation on the legacy market.
Irrespective of the government tommorow’s plan for the market, both the Ikosi Isheri Lcda authority and the market board leaders must embark on a critical lives saving mission by seating down together and proffer solutions to the scientifically researched problem confronting both the council revenue collectors, traders, consumers, community and over 20Million residents of the State.