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A/R: Kejetia traders demand insurance claims following floods

Traders who were affected by the recent flooding at the newly built Kejetia Market are seeking insurance claims and compensation from management.

They say they are in talks with their legal team for appropriate steps but until conclusions are reached, their intentions for the insurance claims will be fought for till the last dime is paid.

Ashantibiz  gathered that, the President of the Federation of Kumasi Traders, Nana Akwasi Prempeh, had explained to the media that  the traders for the past 2 years have been paying GH¢6 every month as insurance fee to the management of the facility so if such a disaster has befallen them, they need to be compensated.

Thousands of traders at the newly built market had their shops and other facilities flooded following torrential rain Thursday afternoon.

Foodstuffs, wares and other goods worth millions of Cedis were destroyed as a result.

The traders who appeared to be angry added that until the flooding issues are solved, they will stop paying tolls to the market management and the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA

Source: Ashantibiz