FCT Minister, Mohammad Bello orders indefinite closure of Dei – Dei International Market following clash between commercial motorcyclists, traders.
Written by News Room on May 19, 2022
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mr. Mohammad Bello has ordered the indefinite closure of Dei-Dei international market, Abuja.
Mr. Bello gave the order after a clash between commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as okada riders, which claimed at least four lives.
While inspecting the scene of the incident along with the FCT Commissioner of Police, Sunday Babaji and other security agencies, he regretted that hoodlums were causing problems.
According to the Minister, trouble started in the market when a female trader fell off a commercial motorcycle and was crushed to death by an articulated vehicle.
While dismissing initial reports of a communal clash, he directed the community and market leaders to fish out the hoodlums responsible for the crisis.