The Ashanti Regional Security Council (REGSEC) has imposed a new ban on motorbikes and tricycles near the Kumasi Airport.
According to a REGSEC announcement, all riders are not permitted to travel past the Airport Roundabout towards the airport proper.
The Council stated that the ban was imposed due to safety concerns.
According to the statement, the presence of motorcycles and tricycles on the road leading to the airport poses a risk to both air passengers and motorists.
Persons who would flout these directives the statement added would be apprehended, arraigned before the court and prosecuted.
“It has come to the notice of the Ashanti Regional Security Council that motorbikes and tricycles ply the route from the Airport Roundabout to the premises of the Airport. This is not acceptable. In this regard, the Ashanti Regional Security Council, hereby directs that all motorbikes and tricycles are not allowed to ride beyond
the Airport Roundabout to the Airport.”
“Any rider who flouts this directive shall be apprehended, arraigned, and prosecuted before Court. It is the expectation of the Regional Security Council that riders of motorbikes and tricycles within the region will strictly abide by the above directive to avoid a brush with the law. Let us all work together to make the region an orderly and peaceful one for all,” it stated.
Read the full statement below