Gov't to ban the importation of accident cars soon - Kyei Mensah Bonsu

The Majority Leader in Parliament, Hon. Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu has hinted that government is drafting a bill that will ban the importation of 'accident' cars into the country.

Majority Leader, Osei Kyei Mensa-Bonsu

The Suame MP also said the bill will also target overaged and dilapidated cars that are imported into Ghana.

According to Mr Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, the Bill is still in its consultation processes.

He said it has been presented to the appropriate Parliamentary committee as a first stage and some recommendations have been made and it has been taken back into government circles for further consultations.

This is to help create an enabling environment and the market for various vehicle manufacturing companies, which have pledged to set up assembling plants in Ghana.

Various vehicle manufacturing companies such as Nissan and VW have formed up plans to set up assembling plants in Ghana to serve the Ghanaian market and other West African countries.

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