Reject Pringgan Market in Private governance, hundreds of Medan Mayor’s Demo Traders
MEDAN – The Jakartatimes
Hundred Marketers of Medan Padang Bulan Market held a rally in front of the Medan Mayor’s Office, marked by hundreds of traders refusing to appoint PT Parbens as Pengalola Pringgan Medan market. Friday 23/2
Previously, Pringgan Padang Bulan Medan market was managed by PT Wirajaya Loka on the basis of appointment Pemko Medan. Wirajaya permission itself ended in September 2017, then Pemko appoint PD Pasar Medan City as a manager.
During the five months of management conducted by PD Pasar, according to traders see there is improvement and show a positive performance, with the existence of the appointment of PT.Parbens since January yesterday.
With the appointment of the Private Party of Medan Pringgan Market, the merchant traders, Ida Br Aritonang, said traders rejected the private sector managing the market because they could not manage the market properly.
He said “Our experience, for twenty years managed by the private sector, the market building was left to be damaged, the roof leak and many broken floors and walls,” he said.
“We are here to question the reason for the appointment and strongly reject the private sector managing the market,” said Damarus, one of the fabric traders.
Traders asked Pemko Medan to immediately review the appointment by considering the merchant’s request.
As a result of the appointment of the management of the private sector to make a mass demonstration received by the staff of the Pemko Pemko Section of Medan, N Purba. “If asked this problem, I am not competent to answer it,” he said.
Likewise, Purba promised complaints merchants will be submitted to the Mayor as soon as possible to find a solution. Traders also submit evidence as a basis for their demands to be submitted to the mayor, “he said. (Binsar Simatupang)