The Kejetia market is the largest single market in West Africa with over 10,000 stores and stalls.
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It is expected that the market when commissioned will also serve other Nationals, considering the closeness of Kumasi to other neighbouring countries.
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Earlier in the year, the Minister for local Government and rural development noted that "when this market is completed, the situation where traders lose their money and belongings to fire at the Central Market would be left to the historians, as the new market is being constructed in a way that would prevent fire outbreaks."