Kumasi Traditional Council Summons Regional Minister Over Foase Killings

Kumasi Traditional Council Summons Regional Minister Over Foase Killings
February 15 09:39 2018

Ashanti_otumfourThe Kumasi Traditional Council has began steps to address the issue behind the bloody protest at Foase in the Ashanti Region that led to the death of at least two residents.In a bid to get to the heart of the issue, the traditional leaders have called Ashanti Regional Minister Simon Osei-Mensah, the District Chief Executive (DCE) of the area and Ashanti Regional Police Commander over the clashes.

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The Council has blamed the handling of the relocation of the Atwima Kwanwoma District capital from Foase to Twedie for the escalation of the violence.Deputy Local Government Minister O.B Amoah, has assured Ghanaians the Ministry will engage with opinion leaders in both towns to find amicable ways to settle the issue.But Asante Akim North Member of Parliament (MP) Andy Appiah-Kubi has recommended the payment of compensation to persons who will be affected by the relocation.

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The  called Ashanti Regional Minister Simon Osei-Mensah, the District Chief Executive (DCE) of the area and Ashanti Regional Police Commander  will update the Council on steps taken to avert future protest over the matter.

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