The Lagos state government on Friday demolished the Araromi Oke-Ado market in Agbado Oke Odo Local Council Area, Abule Egba area of the state.
Officials of the state government were accompanied by armed policemen to move the heavy equipment into the market.
Bulldozer and people with sledge hammers are demolishing the market.
Traders are frantically trying to evacuate their wares as the police gave them ample time to do so.
It was gathered that the officials were allegedly invited to the market at the request of the Agbado Oke Odo LCDA.