Decongestion Highway Is Key To Assembly- DCD
The West Mamprusi District Coordinating Director Mr. Andrews Mensah has stated the decongestion of the main highway linking
the district capital-Walewale to the two regional capitals of the North and Upper East is paramount to the assembly as more
accidents and lots of lawlessness against road safety are practiced daily specially at night including double parking and
office to find out more about some two parking areas currently under construction in Walewale. The stations include a
lorry park for all passenger vehicles and another parking area for long vehicles carrying load from the Southern and Northern
Ask how the assembly will ensure that drivers abide by the new directives referencing to previous attempts the assembly has
undertaken which backfired. He explained that they fail because as at then the assembly did not provide a solution and so was
not practical to achieve since the drivers had no other place to park and needed to either pass a night because they needed to
rest or otherwise.
He added that, the assembly will design signpost with inscriptions on them and also link with the GPRTU of Bukina Faso and
the GPRTU in the country to inform drivers about the assembly’s new directive. ‘’partnering with the Ghana police service is
According to him, charges will be mated to drivers who fault the assembly’s directive and the amount a driver will pay for
faulting the directive will be more than parking to pay something small. The contractors are however expected to finish work within 12 and 4 months respectively.