Onitsha market installs solar CCTV to curb crime
from HENRY IFEANYI in Lagos, Nigeria
LAGOS – NIGERIA’S Anambra State Government has installed solar-powered closed-circuit television cameras within the Onitsha International Market as part of efforts to check crime and other vices in the popular marketplace.
About 30 pieces of solar energy panels are expected to power the
undisclosed numbers of installed CCTV cameras which would help monitor
activities in the market at night.
New fire fighting equipment has also been installed in the market to check
the incessant fire outbreaks.
The market traders unions are expect to contribute N200 monthly per shop for the maintenance and sustenance of the facilities.
Governor, Willie Obiano, will officially commission the project which the
past Anambra State Government administration initiated.
The Onitsha International Market arguably the largest open air market in
– CAJ News
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