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Major roads in Accra closed today for ECOWAS meeting

There will be closure of some major roads in Accra today,  September 15, 2020 for the ECOWAS meeting.

The closure is to ease the movement of diplomats who will be attending the ECOWAS meeting at Peduase Lodge.

President Akufo-Addo who was recently appointed  the Chairman of ECOWAS will host some African leaders to deliberate on measures to resolve the political crisis in Mali at the meeting.

The roads that will be closed temporarily on Tuesday are:

The Kotoka International Airport to the Liberation Road at Opeibea
The airport bypass to Giffard Road through to the Liberation Road.
Kempinski hotel to the National Theater on the Independence avenue
Liberation Road through to N4 to Peduase Lodge
Liberation Road from 37 to Obasanjo Street, Tang Palace Hotel, Independence Avenue to Ako-Adjei

The police have cautioned the general public to adhere to traffic regulations as the country hosts the diplomats.

“Motorist should park on the right when they see the convoy approaching,” a statement from the Police Service said.

President Akufo-Addo hopes to reach a consensus aimed at preventing an escalation of the tensions in Mali at the meeting.

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