The Asutifi North District Assembly in collaboration with Ahafo Regional Road Safety Authority on Thursday, 15th June, 2023 organized an orientation programme on road safety issues for the District Road Safety Committee Members and other key stakeholders in the district.
The District Chief Executive, Hon. Anthony Mensah in addressing the participants indicated that, the purpose of the orientation programme was to train and equip the Committee Members and other stakeholders on road safety issues for onward sensitization to the general public, particularly drivers and other road users.
The District Chief Executive further mentioned that, some road accidents are preventable, that was the reason the District Road Safety Committee has formulated an action plan on road safety activities and measures for implementation.
The Director General, Ing. David Osafo Adonteng of National Road Safety Authority and his team were also in attendance. The Director General in his remarks, commended the District Assembly for inaugurating the District Road Safety Committee and providing an office space which led to the establishment of District Road Safety office at Kenyasi.
The Director General reiterated that, the importance of the District Road Safety Committee cannot be overemphasized, because everybody is a stake, when it comes to road safety issues.
He assured the committee that, his outfit will provide the needed logistics and support to make the activities of road safety in the district successfully.