After what seems to be a campaign promise made by the flagbearer of the NDC, John Dramani Mahama on regularizing the activities of Okada riders when he gets the nod to rule this country again, the subject has generated a lot of attention.
The Vice President of IMANI Ghana, Mr Kofi Bentil, has also made his position on this topical subject known. According to him, the Okada business has been a major source of employment for the masses recently. He also highlighted the importance of the Okada in the urban areas where traffic is so rife.
He further called for its legalization and proper regulation because the business is here to stay.
“Okada business is major source of honest employment for many people. A major service provider of choice in traffic locked Urban areas and underserved rural areas and elsewhere.
If you are not prepared to legalize and properly regulate this important transport and economically viable sub sector, then you are not prepared to run a nation like Ghana. Yes it is hard work but it must be done!!! Get serious and do the real work.”
He shared this opinion on his Facebook on wall.