Osun Govt Reacts To Night Raid On Ayegbaju Market

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THE Osun State Government has directed investigations into overnight raid on Ayegbaju Market by some unknown individuals.

This follows a reported raid on the market by some entities in the state who were thought to be officials from Ministries of Commerce and Environment.

However, the two ministries had denied having hand in raid, clarifying that they have standard guidelines for enforcement of government regulations.

A statement release by the Spokesperson to Governor Ademola Adeleke, Olawale Rasheed, on Thursday, directed the Commissioners of Commerce and Industry and that of Environment to investigate the matter and take immediate corrective action.

The government indicated that the investigation is necessary to bring to limelight individuals responsible for the illegal raid.

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Adeleke, who said that government agencies do not have provisions for night enforcement of regulations.

He said: “No government official is involved in the overnight raid on Ayegbaju market, officials of both Ministries of Commerce and Environment have disclosed.

“In a statement issued following the reported overnight raid by unidentified individuals, the ministries clarified that they have standard guidelines for enforcement of government regulations.

“In this case, government agencies do not have provisions for night enforcement of regulations. So those unidentified individuals are definitely not staff or agents of the state.

“Mr Governor has subsequently directed the Commissioners of Commerce and Industry and that of Environment to investigate the matter and take immediate corrective action.

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