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Traders slam FCT administration for demolishing Art, Craft village

By OakTV
12 September 2018   |   8:01 am
Traders at the popular art and craft market situated in Jabi, Abuja, were thrown into chaos on Wednesday, August 5, 2018, as a group of construction workers stormed the market to demolish it.

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