She said that they have had so many promises by the government but to no avail. She said that the government is treating Solpap like a ping pong ball, hitting us here, there and everywhere.
The government also promised to provide Rp 10 billion to build the market place but this has not yet happened either. One of the traders, Yuliana Pigai, said the government has made so many promises but has failed to do anything.
‘This is our right and the government should keep its promises,’ she said.
[Translated by TAPOL]
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