Demonstration Kejetia drivers protest over KMA's relocation

Hundreds of commercial drivers at Kejetia in Kumasi have hit the streets over attempts by the KMA to relocate them.

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Red band, red dresses wearing and war song singing drivers traders at the Kejetia bus  terminal in Kumasi have embarked on a street protest against a planned demolition and forced eviction and relocation from the terminal.

The KMA has earmarked a plan to demolish the age-old Kumasi bus terminal and reconstruct it.

The drivers claim the KMA's decision to move them to the rails-course is insensitive since the place has not be prepared to accommodate them.

They are also expected to present a petition to the Chief Executive, Mensah Bonsu and the the Ashanti regional minister Peter Anarfi Mensah.

It would be recalled that the KMA earmarked a plan to demolish the age-old Kumasi Central Market and the bus terminal and reconstruct it with modern facilities.

The move angered traders from Kejetia to demonstrate against the KMA.

The traders claim they have gathered that as part of the plans for the reconstruction of the central market, the KMA has also decided to demolish shops at the Kejetia Lorry Terminal.

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