US-based Nigerian amazed after coming across what he described as an extension of ‘Ladipo Market’ in America.
The popular Ladipo Market in Lagos is considered one of the biggest auto spare parts market in Africa.
The popular Ladipo Market in Mushin local Government area of Lagos State is considered one of the biggest auto spare parts market in Africa.
So it’s no surprise when a Nigerian based in the United States, Ike Obiora, was left amazed when he came across what he described as an extension of the popular Ladipo market in Queens, New York City.
According to Ike, the market in America is also into auto spare parts, vehicle repairs as well as sales of used cars, just like the popular Ladipo market.
While sharing pictures of the market on twitter, Ike said the market environment makes him feel as if he was in Lagos, Nigeria.
He wrote :
“I found Ladipo Market Extension here. Same “ndị Ọsọ afịa”, same bad looking environment. No difference at all. Felt like I was in Lagos.”
The popular Ladipo market in Lagos is a good source for both tokunbo and new auto spare parts. It is opened on a daily basis except on Sundays.
Both new or tokunbo (foreign used) cars from automakers like Toyota and Volkswagen can also be purchased at the market.