Massive decongestion exercise to hit Nkawkaw Municipality

The Nkawkaw Municipal Security Council, (MUSEC) has hinted that it will soon embark on a massive decongestion exercise within the central business area of the assembly to allow for free flow of vehicular traffic as well as improve national security monitoring in the municipality.

This was made known during a stakeholder consultative meeting held by the Municipal Security Council, headed by the MCE fro Nkawkaw, Hon. Lawyer Yaw Owusu Addo.

According to the Municipal Chief Executive for the area, his outfit continues to receive national security threat prompts from his superiors in relation to the frequent vehicular traffic jams that chroaaracterises the central business part of the Nkawkaw township due to the lawless nature with which some traders do their business on portions of the road instead of the main market, thereby resulting heavy vehicular traffic situations that does not promote the security and development of the town.

“It has come to the notice of the Municipal Security Council that the lawlessness with which some traders have extended their trade activities into the streets in the central business area of town has led to great great uneasy and heavy vehicular traffic situations in our municipality including the haphazard and unregulated transport operations that do not Alger well for the development and peace of Nkawkaw and for that matter, we have called you stakeholders here to help us sensitize the entire municipality of our intended massive decongestion exercise through the central business area of the town in a few days. This time around, the exercise will be done in a full operational way and no one will be spared if found culpable after the period of education”

The MCE further noted that, in accordance with the new decision by the MUSEC, there will be media sensitization and educative programs to inform the public of the new development and therefore pleaded with the stakeholders to also send the message to their fellow unions within the municipality.

The stakeholder consultative meeting was attended by religious leaders, Islamic leaders, chiefs and opinion leaders, traders association leaders, driver union executives, representatives of the various security agencies on the MUSEC, shop and business owners and the media.

Participants of the meeting had their turn to ask several pertinent questions bordering on the current congested nature of the central business area of Nkawkaw by both traders who are supposed to sell in the market but are now trading on the main streets, forcing others to do same and other commercial drivers who do not belong to any driver unions and working anyhow without supervision in town with adequate assuring answers from the MCE that once the exercise commences, no individual who flouts the regulations will be left unpunished.

Participants, especially representatives of Kwahu Atibiehene, Nana Danquah Bamfo III, Okwahu Gyaase Akyeamehene and Barima Oware Kissi, Kwahu Obomeng Akwamuhene both pledged their support to the MUSEC to carry out the decongestion exercise in order to open up the central business area of the assembly and enhance proper national security activities in the area.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *