Following the two weeks ultimatum given to the traders of Kumasi Kejetia by the Ashanti Regional Minister to open roads connected to the new Kejetia edifice as part of preparations to commission the project, the leadership of the city mayor in corroboration of the Ashanti Regional coordinating council together with the contractors of the project as at 7:00am have met together to removal the various roofing fence to make the roads officially inaugurated.

The entourage is full of security officials who are mandated by the stakeholders of the project to prevent the traders from occupying the pavement of the road.

Meanwhile some of the aggrieved traders threatening not to vacate the area because they don’t have anywhere to go but the authorities still insisted that they have open so much satellite markets for the traders and for that matter no one will be allow to occupy space within the project neither the pavement to do business.

Speaking to the spokesperson of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly Mayor Hon.Osei Assibey Antwi ,he stated that they will never allow the traders to come back to the street and they have trained their men to protect the area to avoid recalcitrant traders.

Mr. Emmanuel Danso who is the project consultant also disclosed that the edifice is ready to fulfill its purpose and is now handed over to KMA for commissioning .

Sources Baffoe Agyekum

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