Anambra Commerce Commissioner Okafor Asks Traders To Obtain C of O For Shops

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Nigeria – Market Leaders have been charged to obtain Certificates of Occupancy for shops in their various markets to ensure valid proof of ownership for traders.

The Commissioner for Trade and Commerce, Mr. Uchenna Okafor gave the charge during a meeting with stakeholders and market leaders in Awka.

The Commissioner represented by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Sir Chinedu Ike disclosed that the decision was as a result of several complaints received from local government authorities.

According to him Anambra State Government through the Ministry of Trade and Commerce will issue Certificates of Occupancy only to traders, who have obtained their allocation papers from the local government authorities.

Mr. Okafor explained that a website will be created to capture and store all data of traders, who have secured their Certificates of Occupancy.

Also speaking, Mr. Edwin Muozom from Nnewi Zone noted that some persons in his area have sold a particular shop severally stressing that the certificates will end strife among traders as regards ownership.

The chairman, Bridge Head Market Onitsha, Mr. Sunday Obinze suggested that the information be conveyed effectively.
Also speaking the Special Assistant to Governor Willie Obiano on Trade and Commerce, Mr. Albert Ibekwe said the concept is beneficial as traders can present their Certificates of Occupancy as collateral businesses.

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