Spreads on the same floor, goods near the quagmires and the sidewalk where the population passes, this is the scene observed in Pompage, in the commune of Ngaliema. Traders and vendors of the various and even basic necessities (fish, vegetables, etc.) on which flies and other insects stagnate litter along the main artery.
Confident in your writing this Friday, December 27, a market gardener revealed that the market located not far from the artery is too small to hold all the merchants.
"The market is hidden behind there and is too small to hold us all, which is why we expose our goods along the artery to be seen by buyers," she says.
Another passer-by, on the other hand, is concerned about the health of consumers of these products exposed to the ground near the quagmires and the sidewalk.
"What these moms are doing is deplorable. They shouldn't expose food like that. It's not good for the health of the population," Franck said.
According to information gathered at the scene, this pirate market was destroyed for a while, but was reborn following a collaboration between the elements of the police committed in Pompage and the vendors. They each pay 200 CF per day to the police.
It is worth noting that when it rains, the sludge elects Pompage home.