ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ASWANI MARKET

If you read my last blog post in the  month of September, you’ll have a hint on what I’m about to write from the title but if you haven’t, you can read it HERE

Aswani Market is a popular Market on the Lagos Mainland along Mile 2 – Oshodi Axis. It’s located in the lsolo Local Government, it is popular for it’s second hand clothing

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ASWANI MARKET

Aswani Market is just like every other market where you get everything and anything, the only difference is that Aswani Market only opens on Tuesday

When i say everything, i literally mean everything and anything from clothing materials, shoes, bags, accessories, beddings, underwear even foodstuffs.

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ASWANI MARKET

The most interesting part in all this is that you get all the things stated above and more at a discounted price and i think this is what makes the market unique because all the people that comes to sell have their shops where they sell, they only come to sell at a discounted price on Tuesday

HOW TO GET TO ASWANI MARKET

  • From Lagos island/Mainland take a bus going to Oshodi, when you get to Oshodi take a bus going to Mile 2(yellow bus) don’t take the long bus, and drop at 5 star or Aswani, it’s trek able from the bus stop if you know where you are going to but it is advisable to take keke napep(marwa) #50 it will drop you in front of the market
  • If you are coming from Badagry, Mile 2 Axis take a bus going to Oshodi then drop at 5 Star or Aswani and climb the bridge to the other side and take Marwa or trek

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ASWANI MARKET

Aswani Market is divided into Segments just like every other but it popularly known for it’s second hand clothing (okrika or bend down select) like we call it

Getting to the Market, if you enter from 5 star the first place you are going to see once you enter the gate is where they sell children accessories like crown, beads and all, then you see where they sell second hand clothing.

You can either walk down or turn depending on what you want to buy.. If you walk down you are going to the thrift section but if you turn left you are going to the new clothing, earrings,chains and sewing materials section

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ASWANI MARKET

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ASWANI MARKET

When you turn left and walk down, you will see where they sell shoes and sewing materials and you get all at a discounted price

For example, Slippers you would get at Oshodi or Lagos Island within the range of #700-#1000 you will get it at Aswani for #500

Skirts you would get for #500 at yaba market you will get it for #300 at Aswani Market

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ASWANI MARKET

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ASWANI MARKET

You will get thrifted shoes/boots from as low as #50, bags from as low as #100. When you walk straight down inside the market you get to the section where they sell Ankara, Lace, School Uniforms, all the clothing Material you need, just name it, you’ll get it inside the Market and right behind them is where they sell foodstuffs

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ASWANI MARKET

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ASWANI MARKET

Like i said earlier, Aswani Market is popularly known for it’s second hand clothing and right behind all the things stated is a different world entirely, the world of thrift clothing and you can get anything and everything you can find in a thrift market there and all at an unbelievable prices

In the middle of all this thrift market, you will see where they sell new bags and shoes at a ridiculous price even earrings they sell for #500 each, you’ll get it for 3 for #500

This is the mystery behind this weekly market, because the way they cut the prices of their Goods is alarming, like where do they get their Goods and sell at a ridiculous price

 

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