The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for people of Ashaiman Albert Boakye Okyere, has initiative a new and bold method to sack all traders from the streets of Ashaiman led by a team of taskforce formed by the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly.
The decongestion exercise follows a devastating accident on Thursday, 26 July in which six people were left severely injured with one person dead after a Kia truck with registration number ER 5112 – X, loaded with blocks, ran into a horde of market women and traders in the area.
The victims were selling around the Ashaiman traffic light when the truck ran over them in the early hours of Thursday.
According to the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), the taskforce will ensure that traders do not move into the streets to sell.
“We are not going back, we will station people here permanently while we also find an alternative space for the traders.”