WITH EFFECT from 10th January, the directive on the wearing of uniforms by taxi drivers operating in the Accra metropolis will be strictly enforced.
In a press release issued in Accra yesterday, the Accra Metropolitan Assembly said it was giving the taxi drivers a final warning to adhere to the directives.
The release, signed by Mr. I. T. Adjovu, the Metro Coordinating Director, noted that “it has become absolutely necessary to, once again and for the last time, remind all taxi drivers operating in the Accra metropolis on the need to wear the prescribed uniform of sea-blue shirts over blue-black trousers when driving.
“The directives on the wearing of the uniform will be strictly enforced to the letter with effect from 10th January in accordance with AMA Bye-Laws 2007 and section 75 of the Second Schedule of Local Government (Accra Metropolitan Assembly) (Establishment) Instrument 1995, L.I. 1615.
“It is expected that taxi drivers and owners will co-operate fully with the Assembly to achieve decency and orderliness in the taxi business in the Accra metropolis”, the release added.By James S. A. Kwashie