IGP Meets Transport Operators, Assures Them Of A Joint Effort To End Road Crashes (VIDEOS)

IGP Meets Transport Operators, Assures Them Of A Joint Effort To End Road Crashes (VIDEOS)

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Dr. George Akuffo Dampare has met with Transport Operators at Neoplan Station in Accra.

According to the Ghana Police Service, it will work together with the Transport Operators to help end road accidents.

Addressing Journalists on Wednesday, Acting Director-General of the Public Affairs Department of the Ghana Police Service, ACP Kwesi Ofori said "This meeting is to discuss road carnage and also to find out effect strategies that we can map out to tlreduce it to the bearest minimum"

He added that the IGP has engaged all transport organisations including the GPRTU among others.

"We have agreed to form a technical committee to work on it and see how best we can make the travelling public safe on our transport system and reduce accident completely."

On his part, the General Secretary for GPRTU, Godfred Abuguri said "We have come to discuss is that the IGP has all the Transport Operators at heart and their welfare.

He commended the IGP for his good works adding that the polce boss seeks to have an accident free Christmas which is a laudable idea.

"We had to also confront him with some of the challenges facing our operations. We have mentioned some and we see this meeting as an eye opener to go back and update our drivers on what has beenn discussed here"

He appealed to transport operators to be of good behaviours to avoid having problems with the police.

The General Secretary of Tiger Transport Services Association, Emmanuel Pink Danquah said "Ghana is over 60 years and we should have been having dual carriage. Most of our roads are serving vehicles from Burkina, Togo among others"

We are pleading to government to do something about it adding it will help reduce accident.

Responding to his expectations of the the 2022 budget, he said "We are waiting for what will happen tonight"

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Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith