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Several traders at Kejetia Market F-line, whose stores were shut down owing to a recent fire breakout, have taken down the barricades in opposition to the city authorities.

The angry traders have decided to forcibly enter the barricaded area to resume operation.

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City authorities cordoned off the affected area to enable maintenance works to be carried out.

But traders who were not directly affected by the inferno at that section of the market disagree with the decision.

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The recent fire at the kejetia market destroyed 33 shops.

City authorities after several meetings placed a ban on business activities at the affected area.

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Eight hundred and seven shops were cordoned off.

But traders who were not directly affected disagree.
Shop owners at Kejetia Market protest closure

Amidst noise making and clad in red, they registered their displeasure against managers of the facility.

They say, they were not directly affected by the fire.

Leader of the affected traders, Andrews Kwofi claims Management has failed to provide alternatives for businesses affected by their decision.


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