A public sensitization and education exercise was held at the Adenta lorry station by the transport department of the Adentan Municipal Assembly (AdMA) on the 8th of December 2021 as part of the national road safety and stay alive campaign.
The exercise was held to equip drivers and other road users with basic knowledge on vehicle maintenance and how to acquire genuine parts, behaviors on the road towards other road users, obeying road signs and markings and finally maintaining a traffic free road.
The Municipal Urban Roads Engineer, Mr. Emmanuel Salifu Asubey updated participants on the construction of some new roads, its current state and how best road users can use the roads.
Some key issues that were raised by drivers and road users were addressed accordingly by authorities includes, traffic control measures, visible road signs, pedestrian crossing precautions and good driving practices.
However, the Adenta transport cooperative chairman raised an issue about the development of the station. According to him, the Assembly promised to build a modern facility which includes stores and offices for them which is yet to see the face of light. Addressing this issue, the municipal transport officer (MTO), Mr. Suley Mohammed and urban roads engineer Mr. Salifu Asubey assured them that measures are being put in place by the Assembly towards the commencement of the project. and in no time, work will begin.
The event had the likes of some resource personnel which includes officials from the National Road Safety Authority (NRSA), Mr. Leo Sam the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bensam vehicle testing and road worthy center and Chief Inspector (C/INSPR.) Asare of the Motor, Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police Service (GPS)-Adenta divisional command.
Source: ISD ADENTAN