Automobile dealers appeal to EOCO for a code that can detect the alleged stolen vehicles

Automobile dealers appeal to EOCO for a code that can detect the alleged stolen vehicles

The Chamber of Automobile Dealers Ghana, have made passionate appeal to government to refund the duties paid on the vehicles seized by the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) to help save dealers from losses to help reduce the crisis the sector is going through for some time now.

According to them, the EOCO on December 9, 2022, raided some garages and seized 37 imported luxury vehicles suspected to be stolen from America, Canada Korea.

Speaking in a sidelines interview with the media of a stakeholder’s engagement with the security agencies, General Secretary of the Chamber, George Dumenu described the affected dealers as victims.

“This is frustrating. All your resources have gone to waste. So the government should come to our aid and if possible, all the monies we have paid to customs be refunded to us” he lamented.

Meanwhile the CEO of the Erata Motors Mr. Eddie Kusi Ankomah was optimistic that if the government put a total ban on salvaged car it will rather affects many Ghanaians who cannot afford brand new car purchase.

The rational behind is to avoid carnages on our roads.

According to him, the seizures of alleged stolen cars is affecting the automobile dealers in Ghana.

He appealed to the EOCO to develop some code that can help identify a stolen vehicle and also call for a refund of their clearing monies.

The association is aware of the custom amendment bill which was in a floor of parliament for some time now.












By Joseph Nana Yaw Cobbina

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