Traders at Buyantashi Market in Mandevu Compound have repeated calls on the Lusaka City Council (LCC) to expedite the issuance of title deeds.
The traders have wondered why the process of issuing title deeds has taken so long adding that lack of title deeds has made it difficult for them to find partners in order to grow their businesses.
One of the market officials only identified as Mr. Mfumu told Komboni radio that the council has not explained what has delayed the issuance of title deeds to traders.
During the full council meeting held last year, civic leaders proposed that the council takes over the running of all cooperative markets.
However Mr. Mfumu added that the council does not own any property in cooperative markets to warrant any possible takeover.