November 28, 2018

First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Joseph Osei Owusu has charged the Motor Transport and Traffic Unit (MTTU) of the Ghana Police Service to arrest Members of Parliament (MPs) who violate road regulations.

The former Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) boss noted that carnage on the Ghanaian road is growing because law enforcement is nil, and called for the strengthening of MTTU.

“MPs who breach the rules should be arrested just as they would do to other public officials, no MP who is not a member of the security agency should be allow to put those security lights and siren in their vehicles”

He further emphasised that members who have done that should be prosecuted. However, MPs who were not happy with this directives on the floor sought for clarification and he affirmed his statement that, “yes arrest”.

“It is suggested that members should be ambassadors if you want to be an ambassador of road safety it is a responsibility to respect the rules and all members who want to see road safety improve accept this and behave on the road”.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/