As Koriteh draws closer WR governor urges against overpricing
Tuesday, September 30, 2008
As the Muslim feast of Koriteh draws nearer, the governor of Western Region, Lamin Sanneh has urged market vendors to desist from overpricing their commodities.
In an interview with the Daily Observer at his office in Brikama, Governor Sanneh said it is un-Islamic to levy exorbitant prices on commodities just because it is Koriteh time.
He asserted that vendors should be cautioned on the dangers associated with cheating. He added that such acts are forbidden by Allah .
He concluded that if any one is found wanting, appropriate measures would be taken against the individual.
Author: by Amadou Jallow