KUMASI MAYOR COMMENDS BLOOMBERG FOR ROAD SAFETY SUPPORT

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KUMASI MAYOR COMMENDS BLOOMBERG FOR ROAD SAFETY SUPPORT

Mayor of Kumasi, Hon. Sam Pyne has commended Bloomberg Philanthropies for their persistent support for the Kumasi Metropolis in terms of Road Safety. He praised the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety(BIGRS) for partnering the KMA in ensuring that road crashes and mortalities were reduced drastically in the Metropolis and its adjoining municipals.

Hon. Sam Pyne expressed his appreciation when Ms. Rebecca Bavinger from Bloomberg Philanthropies, USA paid a courtesy call on him at his office on Tuesday 5th March, 2024.

He revealed that the partnership with Bloomberg has played a very major role in road safety issues within the metropolis, citing Bloomberg’s supply of speed barometers to the MTTD, support in speed awareness campaigns, engagement and sensitization of the Media, Police, Metro Guards, Transport Unions among others on Road Safety and Crashes in the local level.

Hon. Sam Pyne also mentioned that the KMA has completed the Education stage and was embarking on Enforcement, citing the arrest and prosecution of about 600 offenders in the metropolis so far.