Kakata City Corporation and two Driver Unions operating in Margibi County have signed a legal instrument that will protect the free flow of traffic, street peddlers and pedestrians in the main streets of Kakata.
The signed MOU is meant to jointly support the independence of each institution and at the same time to collaborate working efforts that will eradicate if not, but to support the reduction of traffic congestions in the main street of Kakata.
The MOU is quoted as saying, that the Federation of Road Transport and the Congress Transport Unions of Liberia will jointly formulate a task force committee to be supported by the joint security Apparatus that guide activities related to commercial vehicles in the main street of Kakata.
That a fine of fifty United States Dollars is livid on vehicles caught undermining the legality of transport activities on the shoulder of the road in the main street of Kakata.
The MOU is also reminded of its undersigned responsibility that Kakata City Corporation through its City Police detachment and the formulated task force committee will regulate the clearance of authorizing transport activities in the main street of Kakata.
The MOU is expected to take immediate effect as of Monday, March 29, 2021.
According to Mayor Emmanuel Goll Sr, Kakata City Corporation through its City Council is duly under obligation to ensure that terms and conditions enshrined within the MOU are fully ad head to by the parties involved.
For their parts, FRTUL and CTUL Presidents lauded Kakata City Corporation for what they call a commitment to public protection but quick to note that their Unions have no control over the spraying of commercial vehicles and as such, the terms and conditions in the instrument are legal documents that should not be broken based on one political or selfish gain from the elites of the day.
Mayor Emmanuel Goll Sr of the city of Kakata signed on behalf of the City Corporation while Mr Below S Bondo and Mr. Victor Y. Flomo respectively signed on behalf of the Federation of Road Transport Union and the Congress Transport Union.
The ceremony which took place at the Kakata City Hall upper Margibi County was witnessed by several prominent Institutions including the LNP, CSOs, Community Leaders, business owners as well as representation of the local County Administration in Margibi.
Meanwhile, implementation of the signed MOU will take its immediate effect as of next Monday, March 29, 2021.