Monday 20 May 2024

PRICE HIKE: Owa Obokun bans forced membership of traders, artisanal associations in Ijesaland

The Owa Obokun Adimula, the Paramount Ruler of Ijesaland Oba Adekunle Aromolaran II CFR LLD has ordered the prohibition of the idea of traders and artisans being forced to join associations in Ijesaland.

Oba Aromolaran gave the order, through a radio announcement as part of the efforts to reduce the prices of food and commodities and services.

The order was part of the resolutions adopted by Owa Obokun, his High Chiefs and major stakeholders.

According to the announcement, imposition of association membership of any kind on traders and artisans is prohibited in Ijesaland, particularly in Atakumosa market and the Sabo-Irojo Monday market, Ilesa, as every legal trader from other communities, towns or states can trade freely.

In the announcement Oba Adekunle Aromolaran urged any seller, trader or artisan who felt threatened while selling her goods or rendering his/services  in Ilesa to inform any of the high chiefs, community leaders or security agents.

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