The 156,000-member potent Association seeks to deliver all motor riders, especially business riders (Okada), jointly for the function of coordination and regulation of their things to do.
Mr Dawuda Mohammed, Countrywide Coordinator of MONTRA-Ghana, stated the Affiliation is the 1st of its kind to be shaped for motor riders in the nation.
He reported MONTRA-Ghana is a registered affiliation with the Registrar-General‘s Section below the Corporation Act, 1963, Act 179.
The National Coordinator stated the Affiliation amongst other individuals would be a mouthpiece of motor riders and bikers in the place in buy to control and coordinate the routines of its customers.
Mr Mohammed reported they would ensure that riders who are users of the Affiliation obeyed visitors guidelines and rules.
He mentioned the affiliation would guarantee that MONTRA-Ghana members had been covered by insurance organizations, adding that, this would be certain that the welfare of members was effectively catered.
“The Affiliation will provide uniforms, ID cards, and other embossments to its associates for the objective of safety, protection, uniformity, identification and profits mobilisation,” he explained.
Mr Mohammed mentioned the significance of industrial riders cannot be overemphasised considering that they supplied choice supply of transportation to most Ghanaians, as nicely as, it was a supply of work to the youth engaged in the trade.
Reverend Kofi Ntim, Street Safety Ambassador with the Nationwide Street Safety Fee, reported the Affiliation was an vital system to deliver motor and tricycle riders alongside one another.
He counseled the executives of the Affiliation for making this sort of a platform for motor riders, advising them to make sure their customers obeyed road visitors polices.
Reverend Ntim termed on motor riders to make certain they experienced their highway worthy licences and wore suitable attires and security helmets every time they were driving their bikes.
Mr D. S. Dawuda Mahama, National Chairman of MONTRA-Ghana, who chaired the occasion, claimed there were currently 156,000 members across the 16 regions of the nation, calling on all motor riders to sign up for them.