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Lagosians Flock to Discounted Sunday Food Markets

Lagosians eagerly descended upon designated markets throughout the state on Sunday to take advantage of the “Ounje Eko” initiative’s discounted food items.

 

Evidenced by numerous videos circulating online, residents enthusiastically participated in the initiative, reflecting the widespread appeal of accessible and affordable groceries.

 

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s announcement regarding the commencement of the “Ounje Eko” food markets had foreshadowed the significant turnout, as eager shoppers flooded various locations across the state.

 

Captured in a video shared by user #TemitopeEbenez4, long queues formed at undisclosed markets, dispelling any doubts about the initiative’s legitimacy. Praising the efforts of law enforcement agencies such as #lasma, #npf, and #lnsc, the video underscored the collaborative endeavor to ensure orderliness and accessibility.

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Another user, #OneNaijaPatriot, corroborated the tangible impact of the initiative, recounting a visit to the Mosan Okunola centre in Alimosho. With commendable crowd management and efficient service delivery, the market experience was characterized by gratitude from vendors and satisfaction from consumers.

 

Further evidence of the initiative’s success emerged through videos shared by #bharmedheyle, depicting bustling crowds converging on Ijaiye Ojokoro Senior School in Ojokoro LCDA to access discounted provisions.

 

Governor Sanwo-Olu’s commitment to alleviating the financial burden on citizens was underscored during a live media chat, where he emphasized the rationale behind the “Sunday Markets” initiative.

 

Operating exclusively on Sundays from 11 am to 4 pm, across 57 strategic locations, the “Ounje Eko” food markets stand as a beacon of affordability and accessibility amidst the prevailing economic challenges.

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