Accra Shops Shut As Traders Protest Economic Hardships
Members of the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA), on Wednesday temporarily closed their shops at the Accra Central Business District and Abosey Okai in Accra. Their decision to close down their shops is in protest against current economic hardships in Ghana. A visit to Okaishie in the Central Business District revealed
that most of the stores including supper markets had been closed with some shop attendants hanging around while disappointed shoppers moved from one place to the other looking for alternative shopping centre. While some of the shops were closed, a handful of them were opened and operators were doing brisk business.