By Alex Boye
The Former Member of Parliament (MP) for Asante Mampong in the Ashanti Region, Francis Adai Nimo, has cautioned drivers through the avoidance of overspeeding, drunk driving among others to help save the lives of Ghanaians.
The Former Law maker made this know when he chaired the official inauguration of the International Drivers Road Transport Union (IDRTU) of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) in Accra yesterday.
Top officials of the national insurance commission, social security and national insurance trust as well as members from other transport unions were present at the inaugural ceremony.
The newly formed union has joined the numerous unions that have for many years been contributing towards the betterment of the country in the area of transport.
The union, according to information unlike others would provide vehicles for its members to pay on installment basis.
“I want you to live by your motto ‘We serve our nation with unity and trust” to make your work appreciable by all” he advised.
Mr. Adai Nimo noted the success of the union would mainly depend on excellent leadership as well as the commitment of the various drivers.
“I also want to tell you that you cannot expect the union to achieve its goals and objectives when you fails to be united as members” he stated.
He also entreated the members especially the drivers to be discipline on their field of work to make their operations more effective.
For his part, the General Secretary of the Union, Daniel Baah Acheamfour, was optimistic the union would a unique one in the interest of all Ghanaians.
Mr. Acheamfour also entreated all Ghanaians to embrace their operations for the betterment of the union and the nation at large.
The General Secretary of the International Driver Road Transport Union, Daniel Baah Acheamfour