Thursday, 30 May

C/R: We demand immediate action on Kasoa-Winneba road traffic – NDC tells Akufo-Addo

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The NDC urged the Ghana Police Service to deploy Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) officers effectively for traffic control

The Central Region Communication Bureau of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has criticised the Akufo-Addo-led government’s handling of the persistent traffic congestion along the Kasoa-Winneba route, labelling it as a manifestation of glaring incompetence.

The Regional Communications Officer for the NDC, Gabriella Tetteh, stressed the effect of the persistent traffic congestion on the route on on motorists, commuters, and local businesses. 

The statement emphasised: “This perpetual gridlock represents a dire safety hazard, inflicting intolerable delays and economic suffering upon motorists, commuters, and businesses.

“The NDC denounces this brazen neglect of the Central Region populace and all affected commuters.”

The statement further expressed dismay at what it termed the woefully inadequate response of the Ghana Police Service in addressing commuter distress, highlighting a lack of proactive traffic management strategies.

Demanding immediate action from government, the NDC outlined specific measures for resolution.

These included a comprehensive action plan to be executed by the Ministry of Roads and Highways in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior, focusing on establishing alternative routes to mitigate disruptions.

Additionally, the NDC urged the Ghana Police Service to deploy Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) officers effectively for traffic control.

The statement reaffirmed the NDC's steadfast commitment to advocating for the Central Region, vowing to continue the fight against what they perceive as the government's neglect of the region's populace.

Source: classfmonline.com/Elikem Adiku