Stakeholders Wage War On Anti-Social Vices
Stakeholders from different MDA’s such as Sierra Leone Road Transport Authority (SLRTA), Freetown City Council (FCC), Ministry of Lands, Sierra Leone Police (SLP), Ministry of Works and others last month held a meeting about the way forward in waging war against the trend of anti-social vices in the country, especially the unnecessary traffic created by traders.
In an exclusive interview with the Director of SLRTA, Dr Sarah Bendu told this medium that they have decided on this venture in order to put an end to the culture of lawlessness the country, noting that plans are already in place by the committee to organize parking spaces; adding that they were on the exercise to identify parking spaces for vehicles and also the way forward to clear up the streets of Freetown to avoid the traffic congestion preventing people to efficiently run their lives in Freetown. She noted that this operation will kick start after the November 17th election and that presently they are doing a lot of sensitization, more especially to the garages car dealer centers and the traders for them to arrange their properties in their actual areas rather than hawking on the sidewalk area.
Speaking to the Public Relations Officer of FCC, Mr. Cyril Mattia told this press that they are glad to work in collaboration with the team, saying they will achieved their aim. He also appeals to members of the public to join the committee team and work together, noting it should not be a one man show as it concerns everybody; noting that over four vehicles had been allocated to the SLP and SLRTA in towing any defaulting vehicles.
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