The contractor on the Kumasi Kejetia and Central Market Redevelopment project has disclosed that, parking place was not allocated for Drivers in the project.
According to the him, lorry terminals in the Kejetia project was only allocated for loading and offloading of passengers, adding that, it will only accommodate about 180 cars.
The consultant to the Contracta Engenheria Ltda, Mr Emmanuel Danso said this when the Ashanti regional Minister, Hon. Simon Osei Mensah toured the project site on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
The contractor said, the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly would have to find a holding bay for drivers to park their cars and wait for their turn to load in the lorry terminal when the project is completed.
The Ashanti regional Minister, Hon Simon Osei Mensah also said, the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly is considering finding land in the metropolis to be developed into holding bay for drivers as it has now become necessary.
He said, not only the transport unions who will not get an area to park their cars but also the traders who will patronise the market.
By : Elisha/Sammy Adjei/Newsghana.com.gh