GUTA meets AMA today over ‘illegal’ Opera Square demolition

Leaders of the Ghana Union of Traders’ Association (GUTA) are expected to later today, Tuesday, March 30, 2021, engage officials of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) over the demolition exercise and take-over of stalls at the Opera Square in Accra.

GUTA says the meeting is to unravel circumstances leading to the demolition of some containers by an unknown private developer possibly to take over the trading space in the Central Business District.

Speaking to Original News In an interview, the Public Relations Officer of GUTA, Mr. Joseph Padi mentioned that in an earlier meeting the Major of Accra, Mr. Mohammed Adjei Sowah debunked accusations of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly masterminding the exercise in an attempt to evict them from the market.

He said Mr. Adjei Sowah noted that his outfit had no involvement adding that the Assembly will get to the bottom of the matter.

Mr. Padi indicated that the major assured GUTA the Assembly will not take any decision that will hurt Ghanaian traders.

He indicated that in today’s meeting the Union will engage AMA on the way forward and ensure the safety of its members.

‘We are meeting the Major for him to divulge the findings of his investigations,” he averred.

He added that the meeting will determine the next line of action of the Ghana Union of Traders Association.

By: | Ghana


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