The Kumasi Central Market will be closed down according to a statement released by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly(KMA).
The closure which begins on April 7. It has become necessary as traders and buyers have refused to comply with the social distancing measure prescribed by health officials to combat the deadly coronavirus.
A statement from the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly said whoever flouts the new directive will be dealt with severly in accordance with the law.
The statement, however, added that the leadership of the market have been asked to organise the traders into groups to avoid congestion after which the market will be opened.