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Kidnapper who demanded GH₵ 20,000 ransom arrested in Yendi – ghanapublisher.com

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Ghana Police have arrested a kidnapper Mahamadu a “Fulani” herdsman who demanded (GH₵ 20,000.00).

Police have arrested Mahamadu “Fulani” a herdsman who took a 10 year old boy from Kintampo and demanded a ransom of twenty thousand Ghana Cedis (Gh₵ 20,000.00) before his release, in Yendi.

According to the police, On 6th January, 2020 at Kintampo in the Bono East Region, suspect Mahamadu Fulani took the boy along with cattle belonging to the boy’s father to the grazing field for grazing and to return the same day.

However, later in the day, the suspect called the father of the boy on phone to inform him that he has kidnapped the boy and would release him only if the father paid a ransom of Gh₵ 20,000.00.

True to his demand, the suspect failed to return the boy and left the grazing field with him. Police investigation led to the arrest of the suspect two days later, on 8th January, 2020 at Yendi in the Northern Region.

The victim has now been rescued to be reunited with his father.

 

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On his 63rd birthday, JDM gives out Glucometers to diabetes patients -ghanapublisher.com

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John Dramani Mahama gives out Glucometers to diabetes patients on his 63rd birthday

Former President John Dramani Mahama on Monday visited the Diabetes Centre of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital to distribute to the patients Glucometers on the occasion of his 63rd birthday.

Accompanied by his wife, Lordina, and children, President Mahama presented to the Centre, 150 Glucometers with strips to be given out to diabetes patients.

Lordina Mahama

Lordina Mahama

Mr. Mahama told the patients in the presence of the management of both the hospital and the Centre that he was very happy to be at the Centre and was hopeful that the Glucometers will help them check and monitor their blood glucose levels at home.

He also used the occasion to advice Ghanaians to adopt healthy lifestyles. “As I donate these glucometers, I urge you to adopt healthy lifestyles, increase your physical activity, eat healthy diets and check your weight”.

The former president was received by the Chief Executive of the Hospital Dr. Opoku Ware Ampomah, the Head of the Diabetes Centre Dr. Yacoba Atiase and other senior directors.

Dr. Ampomah thanked President Mahama and his family for his decision to visit the diabetes centre, noting that diabetes is one of the silent killers in Ghana. He encouraged prominent people like Mr. Mahama to help bring attention to the dangers of diabetes.

John Mahama and Lordina Mahama

The Head of the Diabetes Centre, Dr. Atiase, also praised the former president for selecting the centre and coming to the aid of patients and bringing attention to diabetes.

The wife of the former President, Mrs. Lordina Dramani Mahama shared hot meals with the patients and staff of the Centre.

Below are images from the occasion.

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MMDCE Nomination: Adansi South Nominee gets %100 confirmation – ghanapublisher.com

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The Adansi South District Assembly in the Ashanti Region has confirmed the DCE nominee Hon. Francis Kwabena Ankomah.

The President’s nominee for Adansi South District, Hon Francis Kwabena Ankomah Populary known as Hon. Oti who is the incumbent was re-nominated by the president among one former NPP Parliamentary candidate for the New Edubiase Constituenc Mr. Kyei Baffour De-graft who also filed for the nomination.

29 Assembly members and 12 government appointees making 41 all voted yes to confirm the nominee which represents 100%.

The program was attended by all District Heads of Departments.

NPP New Edubiase Constituency Chairman Mr. Prince Anfo Boahen and some party Executives also graced the occasion.

In attendance also was the NDC Member of Parliament for New Edubiase Constituency Hon. Abdul Salam Adams and the party’s Constituency Chairman, Mr. Oheneba Kwabena Andoh.

In his speech, the MP emphasized that, the assembly is made of members from NPP and NDC but none of them voted against the nominee. He said that signifies the unity and co-operation between the nominee and the assembly members and it means they are going to work together for the development of Adansi South District and Ghana as well.

NPP Ashanti regional Youth Organizer Denis Kwakwa who represented the Ashanti Regional Minister Hon. Simon Osei Mensah stated that, he was very happy to see the NDC MP for New Edubiase Constituency Hon. Abdul Salam Adams at the program to support the nominee. He added that, he thank the assembly members for voting once to confirm the nominee.

The DCE, Hon. Francis Kwabena Ankomah, thanked all the assembly members for voting yes without a single no, he promised to collaborate with all the assembly members to work and bring development to their various electoral areas. He appreciated the presence of the Member of Parliament and the NDC party.

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Policeman frees female suspect after sex with her in cells – ghanapublisher.com

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A confidential report says the policeman released Theresa Forson, who is awaiting sentencing, after the sexual favour in the female cells on Saturday

 

A policeman stationed at Nkanfoa Police Station in the Central Region allegedly released a female suspect on Saturday (25 September) after having sex with her in the female cells.

A service report on the incident said the policeman, Lance Corporal Isaac Apomah, freed Theresa Forson, who is awaiting sentencing for an undisclosed offence, around 2am after sexual intercourse with her in the cells.

Lance Corporal Apomah is being held while further investigations take place.

The confidential police report seen by Asaaseradio.com said Forson was produced by her family members in the morning “since they were aware the convict was supposed to be in police custody”.

Top sources in the Ghana Police Service say the police officer and the female suspect could be arraigned in court on Monday (27 September).

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