On the 16th of July 2020, Machines and Engineers were seen on the site to kick start the project as expected and desired by the market women.
From the statement proudly authored by the media unit of Yagba East SSA on Security to Kogi State Governor, the work would be strictly carried out according to the prescribed standard and will not only accommodate more traders, but will also uplift the GDP of the Community.
The statement reads as thus: "Sequel to the Earlier Request by youths and Women in Makutu Community in isanlu in the Month of June for the Clearing and expansion of the Major Market in the community, The Pro-Active Senior Special Assistant to his Excellency on Security, Hon Abdulwakil Sule Mobilized Machineries to site for the commencement of the Expansion project.
"The Market which serves as a major Hub for businesses in the Community and also plays host to several other external agro traders has hitherto had a large expanse of it being overtaken by heavy weed and trees due to neglect by previous administrations.
"According to the youth leaders in the community, the weeds and trees has made it impossible for the market to accommodate high volumes of traders and vehicles as traders has to make do with the limited space available and most cases a linking road in the market.
"Hon Sule Abdulwakil true to his words when the request was made fulfilled his promise and work has since commenced on the Expansion project.
"The SSA while on ground to ensure the Quality of work is according to the prescribed standard said he is optimistic that the Expansion and clearing when completed will not only accommodate more traders but will also uplift the GDP of the Community.
"The Market women thanked the SSA Security for granting thier request by taking the Pro-Active step towards the expansion of the Market.
"The APC youth leader in the Ward, Hon Sanya Arogundade appreciated the gesture of the SSA Security and Extolled the Pro-Active response of the SSA Security towards the development of the grassroots which will further Bring the GYB Led Administration Closer to the people.
"On the entourage of the SSA Security includes the ward 7 APC Youth leader who is a resident of the Community, A Local Government APC Ex- Officio 4 Madam Yemisi Moses, Hon Bintin who was a WLO (GYB Connect) Amongst Others who are all residents of the Community".
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