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Traders in Madina market cry over poor sanitation

File photo of Makola market

Traders at the La Nkwantanang-Madina Market in Accra have expressed worry over the poor sanitation in the market.

Traders said the situation had been persistent over the years, and called on authorities to solve the problem before it because a health disaster.

In an interview with some of the traders, they indicated that the situation had created a lot of inconvenience for them as well as buyers.

Ms. Comfort Narh, a grocer, said the situation became worse when it rained.

“Whenever it rains the place becomes so muddy that nobody would come and buy,” said Ms Narh, adding,

“Our foodstuffs get spoilt and business slows down, So the few that come, we sell to them cheaply and at the end of the day, we run at a loss. So we are pleading with the government to come to our aid,” she said.