Monday 5th September, 2016
By Laudia Sawer,
Tema, Sept 5, GNA –
The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has provided a 30-unit market shed for the
Tema Community One Tomato Market.
constructed by the Assembly is to ensure that the traders sell in a hygienic
and safe environment.
The place which
used to be muddy especially when it rained is now paved and walled so that
market women would no longer display their wares on the bare and muddy floor.
Mr Hope Dziekpor,
Acting Cordinating Director, TMA, said his outfit decided to construct the
sheds due to the mess the traders were selling their wares in.
Mr Dziekpor noted
that the sheds would help improve the local economy of the Metropolis.
He added that the
TMA was embarking on developmental projects in the Metropolis in phases and all
aspects of the economy would get their share in due time.
Mr Isaac Ashai
Odamtten, Tema Metropolitan Chief Executive, indicated that the Assembly would
continue to establish the needed parks and markets in the Metropolis.
Mr Odamtten said
the construction was in recognition of the contribution of the traders to the
He commended the
women for toiling to provide residents of Tema the needed food stuffs
He urged the market
women to keep the place clean at all times and to observe fire safety measures
to ensure a fire free market.
Madam Dinah Quaye,
President of the Tomato Sellers Association, thanked the Assembly for the