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Dei-Dei Market: FCT Minister Orders Closure After Fatal Clash

by Kunle Awosiyan
FCTA

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammad Bello has ordered the closure of Dei-Dei international market indefinitely.

The order came following a clash between commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as okada riders, which claimed at least four lives.

The Minister gave the order after inspecting the scene of the incident alongside the FCT Commissioner of Police, Sunday Babaji and other security agencies.

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.

 

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