‘Operation no half way’ reaches Calaba town
A joint task force comprising the Minister of Transportation and Aviation, Hon. Leonard Balogun Koroma and his Deputy, Hon. Ibrahim Mansaray aka Washinga, the Director of Traffic Management and Road Safety, Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Vincent Kinnie Nabieu, a representative of the Motor Drivers and General Transports Owners Union, Mr. Renner Sahr Kaibanja, a representative from the Sierra Leone Road Transport Corporation (SLRTC), Mr. Kamachendeh, a Traffic Warden from the SLRTA, the National Traffic Coordinator of the Sierra Leone Police, Superintendent Ambrose Sovula, the District Traffic Officer of ‘D’ Divisional headquarters, Inspector Victoria I. Sesay, a representative from the Passengers Welfare Association and a representative from the Commercial Bike Riders Union, on Monday, October 21, launched the ‘Operation no half way’ at the Wellington and Calaba town axis.
In her address at the ceremony, the DTO of the ‘D’ divisional Police Headquarter, Inspector Victoria Sesay, explained that she has been very instrumental in controlling lawless Poda poda and taxi drivers and Okada riders for failing to take passengers to their required destinations, driving unlicensed and uninsured vehicles, and not wearing seat belts among others.
In his statement, the Hon. Leonard Balogun Koroma described DTO Sesay as a no-nonsense officer, who he said is firm, focused, result-oriented and a seasoned administrator.
He added that he was highly impressed with the way she has handled traffic in the Wellington and Calaba town areas.
He disclosed that after next Monday they will move the operation to Waterloo.
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