Prayer Session Held at Aboabu Market to Boost Trade Activities-11th December, 2021.

A special prayer session was this morning held at the premises of the Aboabu market in Tamale. The event was organized at the instance of Item Association Leaders of the grains section in collaboration with the Tamale Metropolitan Assembly. In addition to prayers for God’s favor to boost trade activities in the market, they prayed for effective collaboration between and among leadership and management of TaMA for their mutual benefits. The Mayor of Tamale, Hon Sule Salifu was there to witness the event. He was in the company of some Assembly officials including Director of administration at the Central Submetro Office, Mr. Blaise Dasanah and his colleague, Mr Mukit Aliu who is an Assistant Director at the Office of Tamale Metropolitan Assembly among other officials. He however had to exit prematurely to join the Regional Minister and other government officials to receive His Excellency, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Ado, president of the Republic of Ghana who is due to touchdown at the Tamale Airport. Nonetheless, in a statement made for him on this occasion, Mayor Sule thanked the organizers for the initiative. Recounting discussions he had had with leadership of the market ahead of Quranic recitation, Hon. Sule assured the traders, the assembly’s continues effort to bridging the development gaps in the metropolis. He particularly made commitments to improving the drainage system in the market to help address the perennial flooding in the market that often destroy their commodities. He also hinted plans to fix fabricated gates under locks across the many entry points to the market. This and many other interventions, he noted will help reduce to the bearest minimum, the incidence of nefarious activities, including but not limited to smoking and consumption of hard drugs in the market, especially in the night.


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