ADVERTISEMENT

Lagos chief begs Ambode to rescind ban on cart pushers

A prominent traditional ruler and scrap dealer in Lagos has appealed to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to rescind his administration’s decision to ban cart pushers in the state.

ADVERTISEMENT

 

Sarkin Yan Gwangon- Jahar Yamma, Alhaji Ibrahm Abdullahi Soja in a chat with Daily Trust said banning cart pushers would hurt the business of scrap dealers whom he said are into converting waste to wealth.

ADVERTISEMENT

 

There has been a raging controversy over the ban on cart pushers in the state with scrap dealers kicking against it, insisting they are not into refuse collection in the state.

 

Adding his voice to the debate, Abdullahi who is the Chairman in 17 Southern states of Nigeria said the carts being used by scrap dealers were not meant for refuse collection which the state government is trying to stop.

 

“We are appealing to the government to have a second look at the ban. These carts are what we use to pick scraps especially in areas which vehicles cannot penetrate. We are not against the government Cleaner Lagos Initiative. We support it but we want the government to understand our own business.

 

“I am an ardent supporter of government and I have been supporting them since the days of AD (Alliance for Democracy) and I am a strong member of APC”, he said.

 

He advised the governor and the Commissioner for Environment to call the Task Force to order over indiscriminate arrest of cart pushers who work with scrap dealers in the state.

 

Sharing

BREAKTHROUGH NATURAL CURE FOR PROSTATE ISSUES IN JUST 15 DAYS!!! You Can Prevent PROSTATE CANCER!!!

Your PROSTATE ENLARGEMENT Is REVERSIBLE!!! Don't Let It Threaten You!

To SHRINK And NORMALIZE Your PROSTATE Within 15 Days Without Surgery Or Chemical Drugs, Click Here!!!

Join us on


Send DTM to 4900 (MTN) or DTM to 655 (Etisalat) for regular updates and more

Share your story with us: 08189301900 (Whatsapp and SMS only) Email: dtonline@dailytrust.com Or use this form

Complain about a story or Report an error and/or correction: +2348189301900

DISCLAIMER: Comments on this thread are that of the maker and they do not necessarily reflect the organizations stand or views on issues.