Ashaiman, Feb 1, GNA — The Ashaiman Municipal Private Transport Operators Co-ordinating Council (AMPTOCC) has been inaugurated with a call on the executives to ensure the proper training of their members, in order to keep them abreast with road traffic regulations.

Chief Superintendent David Eklu, Ashaiman Divisional Police Commander, who made the call when he swore the executives into office, said by so doing drivers would ensure the safety of passengers.

The 11-member union/branch of the Council comprises GPRTU Highway; GPRTU Afariwa; Ashaiman Co-operative Transport; Ashaiman PROTOA; GPRTU VALCO Flats; GPRTU Market-Zenu, and GPRTU Light.

The rest are: GPRTU Traffic; GPRTU Adjei-Kojo; Biakoye Transport Services and Rural Action Transport Services.

The Divisional Commander reiterated the need for drivers to take their profession seriously so as to help minimize carnage on the roads.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Amedzro, Ashaiman Divisional Commander of the Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) of the Ghana Police Service, asked motorist to observe the Highway Code.

While urging married couples to ensure peace and harmony in their relations, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Jennifer Bolah, Head of the Ashaiman branch of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU), advised the Youth to stay away from pre-marital sex.

Mr John Buckle, Vice Chairman of AMPTOCC, urged transport operators in the Municipality to register with the Council, to ensure sanity in the transport business.

Togbe Zikpitor Aheto is the Chairman of AMPTOCC, with Mr Buckle as Vice Chairman, while Mr Samuel Amoah and Mr David Donkor are Secretary and Organiser respectively.

Mr Gyapong Cudjoe, Member of Parliament for Akan is an executive member.

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