Information available to Joy News indicates that a powerful government delegation would be meeting the leadership of the traders, whose items were destroyed in the Sunday’s inferno at Kantamanto in Accra.
The aftermath of the incident has been characterized with mistrust, confusion, and confrontation between security forces and traders.
The original shop owners are objecting to government proposition to rebuild the market for them. Their fear, as expressed by some traders, is that the completed stalls would be given to different people.
President Mahama who was away in South African when the popular market was gutted by fire is said to have directed the Chief of Staff to summon the leadership to an emergency today.
Sources close to the seat of government say the meeting is expected to among others find a lasting solution to the current mistrust the traders have in the Accra Metropolitan Assembly.