Major Markets In Port Harcourt Rivers State & Locations

Nigeria has numerous open markets spread across the country. Biggest open markets in Nigeria can be found at Anambra State, Lagos state, Abia State and Kano State.

major markets in port harcourt

Most business entrepreneurs both established and young ones always Favor setting up their business in some of Nigeria’s biggest open markets.

The reasons are not far-fetched, these entrepreneurs target huge customer base by operating in large open markets.

In this article, Nigerian Informer will be discussing markets in Rivers state. Rivers state in south south geopolitical zone of Nigeria is one of the states with large markets in Nigeria.

Rivers state is one of Nigerian’s top oil producers in Nigeria. The state has considerable number of multinationals operating in the state.

It is also one of Nigerian’s most populous states. All these features make the state viable for business.

This post will be significant to entrepreneurs especially the news ones as it will aid their decisions making.

Port Harcourt Major Markets

Mile 3 Market

Mile 3 market is the largest market in Port Harcourt. It is a general goods market with specific articles dealers occupying designated part of the market.

The market has an area known as free zone where sellers can come in get portion and sell their products.

The market is well constructed and has two floors. It is a daily market that is fenced. Different items are sold at the market both perishable and non-perishable goods.

Also, building materials dealers can also be found at the market.

Ikokwu Spare Parts Market

Ikokwu Spare Parts market is the major and biggest auto spare parts market in Port Harcourt Rivers state.

The market is located at Mile 2 down to Olu Obasanjo road. This is where parts of different vehicles can be found ranging from cars, trucks and caterpillar parts.

Part of the auto spare parts market cuts across Abuja bypass and electric generators spare parts is also sold at the market. The market is thickly populated.

Garrison Phones / Computer Market

If you are out to buy phones or computers or carry out repairs, the major market in Port Harcourt to visit for this is Garrison market.

At Garrison market, computers, phones and their accessories are the major goods sold at the market.

It is fast rising and becoming even bigger as more entrepreneurs and dealers keeping making their ways into the market.

Mile 1 Market

Another major market in Port Harcourt is Mile 1 market. It is a four-floor market where general goods ranging from provisions, clothes, electronics and food items are sold.

Mile 1 market is like Mile 3 market, but it is smaller in size when compared with Mile 3.

Secondhand clothes, shoes and bags popularly called Okirika is one of the major items also sold in large quantities at the market.

Mile 2 Tyre Market

The major motor tyre market in Port Harcourt is located at Anozie street Mile 2 Port Harcourt.

At the market, tyres of different sizes can be gotten like truck tyres, caterpillar tyres and car tyres.

Steel Village Obigbo

Steel village Obigbo is the major and biggest steel and metals market in Rivers state. At the market, irons, rods and wielding materials can be purchased as well as door pans.


The Author

Emmanuel Igwenagu

Igwenagu Emmanuel is the founder of Nigerian Informer. He holds B.A, M.Sc in Mass Communication. He is a Communication researcher and 112 emergency help line dispatcher.

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