The Omanhemaa of Berekum Traditional Area in the Bono region, Nana Akosua Ameyaahene III, has lauded commercial drivers in Berekum for their hard work.
She is encouraging the commercial drivers to drive avoid reckless driving in order to avoid rampant road accidents in the area.
She said this when she paid a visit to the various drivers unions at the Berekum main lorry station to interact with them about their business activities.
Nana Akosua Ameyaahene III told the drivers she has secured the office for the operations of Driver and Vehicle Linsencing Authority (DVLA) in Berekum to enable the drivers to acquire their licenses and to process their cars documentations in the area instead of travelling to Sunyani for such services.
She also called on the drivers unions to support her to renovate and furnish the old Berekum Assembly block to be used as the DVLA office.
She advised the drivers to avoid wrong over-taking, wrong parking and over-loading as they are contributory factors to most accidents in the country.
The drivers unions led by Nana Yaw Kwakye lauded Omanhemaa for her support towards their work.
He said all the drivers unions are in support of all what she doing for them and they are ready to assist the renovation works of the building with their financial contributions to sustain the DVLA office in Berekum.
The driver’s unions called on the government to fulfill its promises made to the Berekum residents to construct the town roads for them.
BY OPAMAGO PAPARICHY//24NEWS.NEWS//GHANA