Kejetia Dubai Market wasn’t insured but traders reveal they pay GHC51K as insurance every month

Following Wednesday’s fire outbreak at Kejetia Dubai Market in Kumasi, it has been revealed that the market was not insured as of when the fire razed some parts of the market.

The chairman of the Kejetia City Market, Nana Prempeh speaking on Kessben FM’s Maakye with Akuoko Kwarteng revealed that every month, a total sum of GHC51,000 is paid from the traders to the management of the Kumasi City Market to cover insurance.

According to Nana Prempeh, it was until recently that they discovered that the insurance of the market had expired way back in November 2021 but traders in the market had been still paying for the insurance bill every month.

Nana Prempeh sounded a strong caution to the management of the Kejetia market that under no circumstance are they going accept the market all these while wasn’t insured.

After Wednesday’s fire which affected about 50 stores in the market and completely destroyed 20 stores, the market has been closed and is expected to be reopened on Monday 20th March 2023.


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