By Edward Williams, GNA
Jasikan (O/R), Nov. 18, GNA – Citizens,
specifically traders and drivers in Jasikan, in the Oti Area have expressed
significant hopes ahead of the graduation of perform on the Jasikan to Dodi Pepesu
extend of the Japanese Corridor street.
They predicted the growth of their
firms, ease and comfort in travelling and reduction in bills on auto routine maintenance
and buy of car spare elements when the development of the highway is carried out.
In an interview with the Ghana Information Agency
forward of the cutting of sod by the Vice President Alhaji Mahamudu Baeumia on
Tuesday, November, 19th 2019, for graduation of operate on the stretch, Mr.
Edward Apreku, Jasikan Ghana Private Road Transportation Union Station Master, said
the only difficulty that was stressing motorists was the lousy nature of the street.
He stated the bad point out of the street had led
to the improve in fares and it experienced compelled drivers to use very long routes to steer clear of
the unmotorable short routes, including that the Union was probably to minimize fares
as soon as the street was created.
Mr Apreku termed on government to place in
measures to make certain that the contractor remained on the street soon after the formal
breaking of grounds.
Mr Ayuba Issaka, a driver on the Jasikan to
Kadjebi street, explained the inadequate nature of the highway experienced amplified the expense of
Madam Fati Zakari, a trader, mentioned most
drivers experienced diverted routes due to the weak character of the highway and this experienced led
to lessened in her profits and also lamented the issue in having their
She reported the development of the highway would
permit her and other traders to get their goods patronized, because passengers
and motorists would appear back again on the road.
The Governing administration, as a result of the Ministry of
Roads and Highways and the Ghana Highway Authority are scheduled to carry out a
groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of perform.
GNA noticed an Nkwanta to Ho bound Metro
Mass Transit Restricted bus with registration range AS 5662 Z trapped in the mud on
The passengers, visibly tired and frustrated
by the scenario refused to speak to the GNA on their views on the graduation
of work on the street.