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COVID-19 Trust Fund Disburses Over GH¢32M In Supporting Institutions



Chief Justice Sophia Akufo-Addo , the chairperson  of the Board of Trustees of the COVID-19 National Trust Fund says managers of  the Fund  have spent over GH¢32 million out of the total GH¢53 million donations received by the Fund.

The Chief Justice made this known at an occasion when Personal Protective Equipment( PPE’s) and other medical equipment were being donated to some treatment centres in the country.

Madam Akufo- Addo lamented on the need for more donations and aid since the Fund has used more than half of its money.

 “To date, the Trust Fund has spent approximately GHS 32,581,233.90 out of the total amount of 53 million cedis received so far. We need vehicles for care and testing centres, PPE including more veronica buckets and touch-free sanitizer dispensers,” she pleaded.

Madam Akufo whilst receiving a Gh¢5-million donation with PPE’s from telecommunication giant MTN said, “We have not even been able to reach the private medical centres. We have not been able to be able to directly reach the municipalities and districts. We got so many applications from districts concerning their CHPS compound which we must not forget.”

She revealed that, they are yet to meet the conditions of all frontline workers in the country especially at the Municipal and District levels.

Madam Akufo-Addo  urged all to donate in supporting the combat against COVID-19 as there are still many demands for the PPE’s by health facilities in the country.



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You Ignored Warnings Over The Western Togoland Issue, Resign Now – Adib Saani To Kan-Dapaah



Security Analyst and Executive Director of Jatikay Centre for Human Security and Peace Building, Adib Saani has called for the resignation of Minister of National Security, Albert Kan Dapaah after repeated lawlessness by secessionist group, Western Togoland.

According to him, at the peak of the Western Togoland brouhaha, security experts warned government to deal with this issue at once and for all, however, little to nothing was done.

Mr Saani in a statement said, “When this Togoland issue started, some of us within the security space did not spare any moment or mince words, raising serious concerns about their activities and the existential threat they posed to the security of Ghana.

“Unfortunately, over the past few years, they have become more audacious and brazen and we can only expect more. They are able to make strong political statements and control the narrative. They seem to be succeeding in bullying government into submission. They have succeeded in disrupting lives and holding the nation hostage.

“Soon, we might go beyond condemning their actions to asking them what their demands are. With a heavy heart, I predict they might start targeting critical infrastructure. They have the capacity and geographical advantage (forest cover and international border) to engage in an asymmetrical warfare that could be hard to win.

“We ignored the early warning signs and thought this was all a joke. We arrest and release, re-arrest and release again. Despite the presence of intelligence officers, they have largely failed to gather actionable intel in real-time.

“Going forward, the over 100 kilometre Accra – Atimpoku – Juapong stretch is very crucial and needs permanent detachment stationed within that enclave. The Adome Bridge and the dam are high-value targets that we cannot trade-off. Let us invest in human security because largely, these secessionists have some level of Community support.

“Let us collaborate more effectively with Togolese authorities so the group does not engage in cross border activities and the trafficking of weapons to oil their seeming war machine.


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Kennedy Agyapong Pleads Not Guilty In Court After His Tape Was Played To Him



Controversial MP for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has pleaded NOT GUILTY in a contempt trial after he allegedly insulted a judge.

The lawmaker’s NOT GUILTY plea came after his offense was read out to him by the court clerk.

The maverick politician was made to listen to a tape containing the alleged contemptuous comments after his plea.

The case has once again been adjourned to 28th September 2020.

More Soon……………….

Source: GhanaFeed.Com

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Journalists Prevented From Covering Kennedy Agyapong Contempt Case Due To ‘Instructions From Above’



Journalists who were present to cover proceedings for the contempt case involving Assin Central Member of Parliament, Kennedy Agyapong were prevented from covering the proceedings.

Kennedy Agyapong is currently being charged with contempt after raining insults and threats on a judge who granted an injunction against him over a disputed piece of land.

According to Citinews,  members of the Judicial Press Corps present at the Court were prohibited from entering the premises.

Police personnel present explained their actions for turning away journalists as only following ‘instructions from above’.

The report, however, adds that after long exchanges between the pressmen and the police, representatives were sent into the courtroom on behalf of all the media houses present at the court.


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