Tamale hawkers back on the streets, as Mayor accused taskforce of sabotage

Source: Savannanews24.com/Ibrahim Nurudeen

 

Hawkers who were recently evicted from the business central of the Tamale Metropolis have steadily return to parts of the decongested market.

1498390057757723321245

The Tamale metropolitan assembly with the maximum support of joint security forces on the 15th of May 2017 raided an approved structures and cleared hawkers from the streets and pavements in the Tamale Metropolis.

14983900160061823074001

Savanna24news Ibrahim Nurudeen visit to the business central spotted some traders and hawkers busily cashing in on pedestrians walk ways around the Tamale taxi rank, the Dokulogu pharmacy and towards the Alhassan Iddrisu area.pavement.

1498390091121-1325427156

Others have resurfaced right in front of Giddypass and the Fatawu bicycle area.

But, the Metropolitan Chief Executive, Hon Iddrisu Musah who led the decongestion exercise pledged to maintain the exercise until the metropolitan is exempted from lawlessness and the habit of taking over pedestrians walk way.

The Mayor whom many in the metropolis have describe as man of action is currently out of Tamale expressed worried on his Facebook page over the situation, and blamed the taskforce which constitute the police, military, fire service personnel, immigration, the community police.

He accused the taskforce for abandoning duty and ordered the return of the hawkers without the metropolitan assembly approval.

“It is revolting shameful that the taskforce will do such a thing, we cannot and must not work with people who wilfully undermine our efforts to drive the Tamale project successfully.”

According to him he is devastated over the development, hence he will suspend his business trip and lead security forces to once again clear the street tomorrow.

He however appealed to the citizenry of the Tamale metropolis not to feel disappointed occurrence and his vision to backtrack tamale to business friendly environment for investors.

Hon Musah since the commencement of the exercise has been commended by eminent individuals and organizations in the region for the massive decongestion which facilitates easier movement in the business central.

Check Also

We don’t sell lands, we lease them- Lands Commission refutes Minority Leader’s claims over Tamale Timber market land

Source:savannanews24.com: The Northern Regional Lands Commission has refuted claims by the Minority Leader and Member …

GSCL MD donate to KOYA to support conflict victims

Source:savannanwws24.com/David Dana Takal: Saboba 2020 New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary candidate and Ghana Supply Company …

Press Release: MTN donates to Chief Imams and 6000 families for Eid-ul-Fitr

  Source:savannanwws24.com/Hamza Lansah Lolly: Media Release MTN DONATES TO CHIEF IMAMS AND 6000 FAMILIES FOR …

I have delivered – Chairman Samba touts achievement

Savannanews24.com: The NPP Northern Regional Chairman Mr. Mohammed Baantimah Adam Samba has touted his achievements …

Leave a Reply

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