In line with the laid down protocol arrangement, the Accra Regional Command has announced the closure of some principal streets in the capital ahead of the Extraordinary Summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) heads of state on Thursday, February 3 2022.
The political situation in Burkina Faso is said to be high on the radar as expected when the ECOWAS leaders meet.
According to the press statement endorsed by the Head of Public Affairs Unit, Greater Accra Regional Police Command, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Juliana Obeng, roads that will be closed to traffic will be opened immediately after the summit.
Roads to be affected include; Jubilee Lounge (KIA) to Liberation Road at Opeibea, Liberation Road from Airport traffic light through the Independence Avenue to National Theatre traffic light, and Kempinski Hotel to National Theatre on the Independence Avenue through to Ako Adjei.
The police urged the public to take note of the above-mentioned arrangements and comply.
“Provision for the Motor Traffic Police officers to be at a vantage point to offer assistance to motorists has been made.”
The command apologised for any inconveniences this will cause and urged motorists to cooperate to ensure effective traffic management.
“Motorists are requested to take note of these traffic arrangements and comply accordingly. Meanwhile, the command has made adequate provision for Motor Traffic Police Officers to be detailed at vantage points to offer the needed assistance to motorists.”
“The public is encouraged to cooperate with the Police to ensure effective traffic management during and after the period. Any inconveniences caused are deeply regretted.”