Accra: Police announce road closures for Extraordinary ECOWAS Summit

The Accra Regional Police Command has announced that some selected roads in the capital Accra would be blocked to aid an emergency meeting of the Economic Community of West States (ECOWAS) today Thursday February 3, 2022.

The Extraordinary ECOWAS meeting is aimed at discussing the political situation in Burkina Faso.

In a statement dated 2nd February 2022 and signed by the Head of Public Affairs Unit of the Greater Accra Regional Police Command, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Juliana Obeng urged drivers and the general public to take note and comply accordingly.

“Motorists are requested to take note of these traffic arrangements and comply accordingly. Meanwhile, the command has made adequate provision for Motor Traffic Police Officers to be detailed at vantage points to offer the needed assistance to motorists.

“The public is encouraged to cooperate with the Police to ensure effective traffic management during and after the period. Any inconveniences caused are deeply regretted,” she explained.

DSP Juliana Obeng indicated that the affected roads are Jubilee Lounge (KIA) to Liberation Road at Opeibea, Liberation Road from Airport traffic light through the Independence Avenue to National Theatre traffic light, and Kempinski Hotel to National Theatre on the Independence Avenue through to Ako Adjei.

She, however, added that the listed roads would open immediately after the Summit ends.

Attached is the press release from the Police