The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly has stated that it would enforce it’s by- laws to ensure that hawkers in the Kumasi metropolis do not return to the streets after the one-week decongestion exercise.
On Monday, officials of KMA together with some police personnel evicted hawkers and commercial vehicles operating in unapproved areas within the city.
According to the Assembly, it has designed a strategic approach to enforce the by-laws to the latter.
Speaking to Citi News
Godwin Okuma Nyame the Public Relations Officer for KMA emphasized on the sustainability of the exercise which would include education, monitoring and the enforcement of the KMA by-laws.
“To sustain it, we need to educate them on the need for them not to sell on the pavements or transact their businesses at unauthorized places” he said.
According to him with regards to monitoring, a task force would be set up to go round constantly to keep the city in check and make sure that the hawkers don’t come back.
Hawkers who flout the KMA by- laws would be arrested.