We’ll not relocate to Afienya – Abossey Okai spare parts dealers

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Some spare parts dealers at Abossey Okai say they will not relocate to Afienya in line with plans by the Greater Accra Regional Coordinating Council.

Describing themselves as National Spare Parts Dealers Association, they argue that Afienya will not be in their interest.

At a press conference in Accra Tuesday [May 10, 2022], they said it was only some members who were spearheading the move but not all spare parts dealers in Abossey Okai are in favour of the move to Afienya.

RCC’s plan

The Greater Accra Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) has planned to relocate all spare parts dealers from Abossey Okai in Accra to Afienya.

According to the RCC it is part of the campaign to “Make Accra work.”

The government has identified a land in Afienya and was working towards allocating it to the spare parts dealers.

The land, according to the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Henry Quartey is owned by the government and that letters have already been sent to the Lands Commission under the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources for the allocation.

Majority decision

Meanwhile, a co-chairman of the Abossey Okai Spare Parts Dealers Association, Clement Boateng has said majority of their members of agreed to relocate to Afienya.

In terms of numbers, he told Graphic Online’s Juliet Akyaa Safo that about 90 per cent of them have agreed to move

more to follow…


Source: graphic.com.gh

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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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