NDC chairman swindles farmers and goes into hiding


The Yendi constituency of the opposition Countrywide Democratic Congress (NDC) is alleged to have swindled a quantity of and has considering that long gone into , MyNewsGh.com experiences.

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Alhaji Ibrahim Yaghu in accordance to facts collected by this portal, someplace in 2016 instructed his victims that he was heading to facilitate for them to acquire tricycles on employ the service of acquire from the defunct Savannah Accelerated Progress Authority (SADA).

In a petition jointly
signed by the aggrieved farmers from Nakpachee in the Yendi Municipality to the
present-day Professionals of the Northern Advancement Authority (NDA), he demanded that
they make portion payment which they did and until date have neither received the
goods no a refund of their income.

“We, the undersigned petitioners are indigenes of numerous communities in the Yendi Municipal, who in 2016, paid different quantities via directed agents to the NDC chairman, Alhaji Ibrahim Yaghu, as deposits to permit us secure tricycles (Motor Kings) from the Savannah Accelerated Advancement Authority for our farming pursuits. Having said that, this intention never arrived via because 2016 and any attempt to retrieve the monies proved futile. The chairman has shown plenty of unwillingness to return our difficult sweat monies.  Sir, we would like to attract your consideration to the happenings in your office by your predecessors through his agent and also to prevail on you to aid us in retrieving our monies or the objects. We depend on your cooperation and urgent attention”, the petition sighted by MyNewsGh.com study in aspect.

This also will come at a time
the Northern Development Authority  has alleged that some advertising and marketing officers of Unik
Savannah Minimal, a private company, that was engaged to provide tricycles and
motorbikes to some inhabitants inside the SADA zone perpetrated fraud on the then
Savanna Accelerated Enhancement Authority beneath a General public Personal Partnership
arrangement.

SADA entered into a Non-public General public Partnership (PPP) with UNIK Savannah Minimal for the procurement of 5,000 tricycles less than the tricycle venture at a expense of $9,500,000 in 2015. Out of the 5,000 tricycles that were imported, 3,000 were being assembled, 2,239 had been released and 732 left below harsh climate situations with about 2,000 of the unassembled tricycles continue to in inventory.

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Subsequent the detection of some irregularities all-around the functions of the enterprise and the company arrangement, SADA Board referred the issue to the Financial and Organized Crimes Workplace (EOCO) for investigations.

Source:MyNewsGh.com/Stephen Zoure/2019

Two Ghanaians Hiding In A Ship Heading To Belgium Arrested


Two teenagers are in the custody of the Tema law enforcement for trying to stow away to Belgium.

The two, aged 15 and 16, have been intercepted halfway their voyage aboard MSC Dymphia vessel from San-Pedro in Cote d’Ivoire to Antwerp in Belgium.

They ended up found in the motor compartment of the vessel throughout a plan inspection by the crew and were being later on handed around to another vessel, MSC Katyanyni, at the port of Antwerp in Belgium which was sure for the Tema Port.

The pair, who are mentioned to hail from Takoradi and Cape Coast in the Western and Central locations experienced no journey paperwork on them.

In accordance to the Tema Regional Commander of the Ghana Immigration Assistance (GIS), Assistant Commissioner of Immigration (ACI) Ms Belinda Adwoa Sika Anim, the two had been handed more than to the law enforcement in Tema.

She indicated that the two teens during interrogation exposed that they hailed from Takoradi and Cape Coastline, introducing that they were college dropouts who aided with farming and fishing.

She additional that the two stated that they started out their journey in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire with the intention of travelling to Europe in lookup of greener pastures and, for that reason, clandestinely joined the voyage to Belgium.

5 Nigerians also

The return of the two Ghanaian stowaway teens will come on the again of the arrests of 5 Nigerians who also tried to stow absent to Europe onboard M.V ZIM Rio Grande and CMA CGM Lapis from Tin Can Island Port in Nigeria.

The 5 were picked when the vessels docked at the Tema Harbour en route to Europe.

The GIS gave their names as Henry Okechuku, Jimmy Omorode and Nino Brown. The relaxation had been Joseph Obasi and Hope Ekele.

In accordance to ACI Sika Anim, the 5 had also been handed over to the police at the Tema Fishing Harbour right after going as a result of immigration processes of interrogation, nationality determination and using of the assertion.

She reported the 5 had been presently awaiting travel certificates from the Nigerian Superior Fee for their repatriation to their home place and even further action in accordance with typical practice.

The Tema Regional Commander of the GIS re-echoed the potential risks connected with a stowaway and cautioned , primarily the youth, to refrain from these kinds of unproductive ventures.

Arrests so much

ACI Anim mentioned that the Command experienced so much recorded nine stowaway conditions in the initially half of the 12 months with all involving males.

That, she mentioned, was a stressing problem especially when these types of functions could guide to intense accidents and fatalities.

ACI Anim named on applicable stakeholders to aid end the predicament and confident the general public that the General public Affairs Unit of the command would continue to sensitise the standard community, in particular the youth, to the potential risks linked with irregular migration and teach them on the right way to travel.

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Illegal miners hiding behind licensed small scale miners to operate – Operation Vanguard



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Accra, July 6, GNA – Procedure Vanguard, a
joint navy-police taskforce fighting illegal mining on Wednesday arrested
two Chinese and their two nearby accomplices suspected of mining illegally in
the Birim North District of the Jap Area.

The two Chinese nationals, Wan Zhi Dong, 49
and Shi Zhi Hai, 51, have been handed above to the Inter-Ministerial Committee
on Illegal Mining jointly with two excavators subsequent their arrests.

This was contained in a statement issued to
the Ghana Information Company by Captain Andy Sowatey, Public Relations Officer of
Procedure Vanguard.

The assertion claimed the two locals, Imoro
Yankey, 42 and Kwadwo Apau, 41, are at the moment in law enforcement custody at the Afosu
Police Station pending more investigations.

“With the lifting of ban on modest
mining, some unlicensed have resorted to powering the concessions
of some accredited smaller scale miners in other to evade Vanguard patrols.

“Operation Vanguard is, having said that,
putting steps in put to flush them out”, it stated.

The assertion said five locals suspected of
unlawful mining were apprehended in the Prestea Huni Valley District in the
Western Area and have been handed above to the Prestea District Law enforcement for
additional investigations to be carried out into their activities.

It said six other locals have been arrested in
the Wassa Akropong District in the Central Region and have been handed in excess of to
the District Police for further action.

GNA