[ 2012-07-14 ]
Legalise Okada business or 'No Vote' - Riders threaten
Some commercial motor bike riders otherwise known
as 'Okada riders' in the Ashiaman constituency
have threatened not to give their votes to the
ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) come the
The riders invaded an NDC constituency meeting on
Thursday chanting 'no Okada, no votes'.
According to the Okada riders, they want
government to legalise the Okada operation since
it is their only source of livelihood.
The leader of the angry Okada riders who only gave
his name as Kwesi told Citi News, the group is
willing to do anything possible to maintain their
'This is all we do to survive. I have two children
and how do you expect me to cater for them? These
politicians should give us peace because I have
the license to ride my motor bike,' he said.
Meanwhile, the Municipal Chief Executive of the
Ashiaman Constituency, Numo Adinortey Addison has
appealed to the Okada drivers to be patient and
work within the laws of the land.
Source - Citifmonline
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