What Is CODA Drive
CODA Drive is a four-passenger quadricycle used for short commutes within the inner city.
The Coastal Development Authority designed the CODA Drive to eradicate poverty and create wealth for commercial drivers, okada, and Pragya riders.
The new initiative is also expected to help address road safety within the Coastal Development Zone.
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In an interview with the media last Thursday to outdoor the vehicles, Chief Executive Officer of the Authority, Lawyer Jerry Ahmed Shaib explained that under the CODA Drive intervention, CODA will offer Bajaj Qute four-passenger quadricycles to drivers and okada riders on hire purchase for use as public transport.
The operation of CODA will initially be concentrated in rural areas and city outskirts in the six regions of the Coastal Development Zone.
The CEO revealed that CODA has many economic and social benefits including but not limited to the income-earning opportunities for thousands of Ghanaian families as well as reduction in road crashes and consequent reduction in injury and death.
CODA Drive is being funded under the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP).
The Coastal Development Authority (CODA) was established to, inter alia, help accelerate economic and social development in 109 constituencies and six regions of Ghana through the implementation of the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP) uner the Ministry for Special Development Initiatives (MSDI).
According to adepanews, CEO of the Coastal Development Authority (CODA), Jerry Ahmed Shaib has announced that the recently acquired quadricycles cost GHS 24,000 each.
He publicized that the government procured the automobile from India as a move to control and exterminate okada from the streets.
“We have a tracking system. We also have the drivers comprehensive insurance…I bought the car ( quadricycles ) at GH¢24,000 for one from India”. He revealed when spoke in an interview on Citi FM.
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