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Akufo-Addo Was Bold Enough To Lie In Parliament That Ghana No Longer Imports Tomatoes – Apaak Fumes

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Member of Parliament for Builsa South, Dr Clement Apaak has questioned President Akufo-Addo after claiming in Parliament that the country has stopped importing tomatoes.

According to him it is shocking that the President could lie to the entire country despite the strike action by importers of tomatoes from Burkina Faso following attacks staged on them by armed robbers recently.

“Shocking, NADAA just said again that Ghana doesn’t import food items such as tomatoes in his address to the nation on going before the 8th Parliament. Ghanaians know we import tomatoes from Burkina Faso! So, NADAA is unaware of the strike by the tomatoes importers?” he quizzed.

Dr. Apaak in his reaction, added: “I screamed when I heard the President say that Ghana did not encounter any food shortage. Is he not aware that tomato traders recently went on strike? Is he not aware that some traders were killed on their way to import tomatoes into Ghana?? This is shocking, and I think the President should apologise to Ghanaians and the traders for peddling lies. This is not good. He is the President and should not be peddling lies”.

The President during his address said “Mr. Speaker, our nation’s food resilience has been severely tested over the past year. The closure of borders, in the midst of the pandemic, meant that we have had to depend largely on food we produced. We have fared well under the circumstances, largely as a result of the bold policies implemented by Government since 2017, such as the programme for Planting for Food and Jobs, Rearing for Food and Jobs, the 1-Village-1-Dam initiative, 1-District-1-Warehouse policy, establishment of greenhouse villages, revitalisation of the cocoa rehabilitation programme, and the reactivation of our aquaculture industry. I am happy to inform the House that, during this period of the pandemic, we have experienced no food shortages in the country.

“There have been increases in maize and rice yields by one hundred and ten percent (110%) and forty-eight percent (48%) respectively. We have, for the first time in a long while, become a net exporter of food, as opposed to the days of importation of tomatoes and plantain. Indeed, in 2019, we exported some one hundred and forty thousand metric tons (140,000 MT) to our neighbours. We are determined to take full advantage of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to produce more in Ghana, to sell more to Africa and beyond, as we move Ghana Beyond Aid.”

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I Know The Killers Of Ahmed Suale – Kennedy Agyapong Drops Bombshell

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Maverick MP for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong has said that he knows the murderers of late investigative journalist, Ahmed Hussein Suale.

Kennedy Agyapong, has been accused by many of having a hand in the murder of the journalist, after he splashed his pictures on Live TV and threatened him prior to his murder.

Over two years after the murder, the Police is yet to bring the perpetrators to book.

However, Kennedy Agyapong has claimed that he knows the killers of the deceased journalist.

In an interview with Accra-based Kingdom FM, the outspoken legislator threatened to name the killers if the police are refusing to.

The MP served the Police a one-week ultimatum to name the killers or he would do that himself.

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The Corruption Is Too Much, Deal With It – Chief Imam To Akufo-Addo

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The National Chief Imam, Sheikh Nuhu Shaributu has charged President Akufo-Addo to put his foot down and have a firm grip on corruption and rising unemployment in the country.

In a speech read on his behalf by his spokesperson, Sheikh Aremeyaw Shaibu, the Chief Imam bemoaned how the youth continue to engage in social vices because of lack of employment opportunities.

He lauded the President for his renewed fight agaisnt galamsey and measures put in place to tackle the Coronavirus pandemic.

Sheikh Nuhu Shaributu congratulated the President for his position taken on same-sex relationships which he described as predatory and against the cultural values of Ghana.

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You Have Only One Week To Name Ahmed Suale Killers Else…. – Kennedy Agyapong To Ghana Police

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Assin central legislator, Kennedy Agyapong has threatened to disclosed names of persons he believes murdered investigative journalist, Ahmed Suale should the Police fail to put their investigations out in a week’s time.

Speaking on Kingdom FM, he said the Police has the capacity to expose the killers of the late Suale and should they fail to do that, he’ll have no choice than to bring some names he has.

‘’ I’m giving the Ghana Police Service a one-week ultimatum to announce those who killed Ahmed Suale or I will personally bring out the names of the people who killed Ahmed Suale,’’ Kennedy Agyapong exclusively told Reynold Agyemang on ‘Pae Mu Ka’ on Accra-based Kingdom FM 107.7

“The delay in serving justice in this instance is inexplicable and inordinate. True, it is not within the bounds of possibility to bring Suale back to life, but it is within the confines of the capacity of the Police to bring the perpetrators to book. This is our conviction, ”he added.

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