Nigeria Decides: Traders Open Shops On Election Day In Ekiti 

We are Now Getting Cash From Customers – they say
Some traders in Ado-Ekiti who did not go their polling units but resumed at their markets places said they are now receiving cash from their customers .
There was light security in and around Ado- Ekiti,the State capital as fewer number of people turned out for the poll compared to the last Governorship election  held on June 18,2022.
In some of the voting points visited  fewer number of people were seen on the queue.
The traders  claimed  that they needed to sell inorder to feed their families..
One of them simply identified as  Mrs Bello who sells to tomatoes and pepper said “I have no  choice than to   resume at the market this morning. In the last few days ,I have not been selling because of currency Scarcity. Many of my customers  dont have bank accounts and what I am selling is perishable goods .
It will interest you that I have sold up to N20,000 worth of items in less than an hour .And again, we dont know what would happen at the end of Ithe day whether they will say we should not come out
Others said  they may soon the queue later to cast their vote .

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