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Legalize our operations – NUTOG tells government

By:brightwebtv.com/Nana asare barimah



The National Union of Tricycle Operators of Ghana NUTOG has called on government to ensure that their operations are legalized.

Hamza Mohammed Hafis, the National Coordinator who doubles as the National Secretary of the union indicated that it is high time the leadership of the country realize the need to legalize the operations of tricycle in the country.

According to him,the introduction of the tricycle has provided direct job to over twenty-five thousand people in the country reducing the unemployment rate in the country.

He further revealed that aside the twenty-five thousand jobs it has created directly, over five thousand people have also benefited from the operations of the tricycle indirectly.

Moreover,Hafis expressed worries on how these tricycles pass through our ports without and make a headway into the country,but become burden to those who try to use them for commercial purposes.

“Tricycle can only be used for commercial purposes,but not private use, therefore the need to legalize and allow our operations”,he added.

He continued to state that the leadership of the union has putting measures in place to see to it that all members are registered nationwide to enhance their work, adding that the collection of data has already taken effect.

Mohammed however urged every individual who wants to be a member of the union to ensure that they are registered.

Speaking at a press briefing organized by the union at the conference Hall of the Central Mosque of the Ashanti Region on February 22,2024,Alhaji Abdul Ali Barry, Asanteman Zongo Nkosuhene, called on the government to listen to the plea of the union, since the tricycle has helped to reduce unemployment rate through its operations.

On the the other hand,he advised the all tricycle users to abide by the laws governing the operations of the machine.


Source:brightwebtv.com/sarkodie Samuel

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