The Municipal Chief Executive (M.C.E) for Korle Klottey Municipal Assembly (KoKMA), Hon. Samuel Nii Adjei Tawiah, has met with business representatives operating on the Osu Oxford Street.
The meeting was to familiarize himself with the companies and businesses on the street and take concerns and suggestions from representatives who on daily basis operate on the oxford street.
Addressing the officials’ who took time from their busy schedule to interact with Hon. Nii Adjei Tawiah, who said, the Assembly is looking forward to providing a parking lot for shops and businesses to ease the stress in finding a parking space for their workers and customers., this will would avoid the clamping of cars especially that of customers.
Again, Hon. Nii Adjei Tawiah mentioned that most signages would be changed into electronic ones which would show more shop and business names to reduce the numerous signposts crowding the street.
Also, he pointed out the drainage system across the Oxford Street which is not in a good shape would be reconstructed.
Concerning the issue with regards to the closing down of the Oxford Street for exhibitors which has been a worrisome and irritating for shop owners especially during festive season will not remain same since the Assembly will always consult business owners before granting permit to any organization who want to use the oxford street for either carnival, fiesta, concert, or exhibition.
‘’closure of the street would not be good for business and that the Assembly has the stakeholders at heart and would not approve anything which would hinder their businesses.’’ Said Nii Adjei Tawiah.
The representatives welcomed the idea of the Municipal Chief Executive who represent the central government for such interaction which show the respect the municipality have for business operating on the oxford street.
Manager of Frankie’s restaurant said the engagement was fruitful and very laudable idea of the M.C.E and Municipality which he prays that such engagements with them on the Oxford Street will continue in the coming year in order for timely feedback between business operating on the Oxford Street and the municipality.