Author: Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

B/A Police Command Moves To Clamp Down On Criminals

The Brong Ahafo Regional Police Command has mounted a swoop, to flush out criminals and miscreants from the region. The Brong Ahafo Regional Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Ghana Police Service, Chief Inspector Augustine Kingsley Oppong, told Suncity Radio in an interview on Wednesday morning that 51 persons, aged between 17-65 years were rounded up from their bases at Nkrankwanta, Dormaa Ahenkro, Kyeremaasu, Wamfie, Berekum, Jema, Nkoranza and Techiman. Items found on them included, knives, hinges, bar cutters, Tablets suspected to be Tramadol, wrapped leaves suspected to be India hemp, as well as substances suspected to be cocaine....

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Tickets For Revenue Collection, Sanctioned By Assembly – Ashamata

Suncity Radio has learnt that Revenue Collectors issuing daily tickets (without printed rates) are sanctioned by the Sunyani Municipal Assembly (SMA) for the exercise. “We are aware of the exercise and it is officially coming from the Assembly,” Mr Francis Ashamata, Chief Revenue Head of the Sunyani Municipal Assembly, told Nana KAS, in an interview on Suncity Radio, Wednesday morning. He explained that the exercise was genuine and the Revenue Collectors duly certified by the Assembly. “It‘s part of our commitment to improve revenue collection for the Assembly’s development agenda,” the Chief Revenue Head indicated. In an answer to...

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Tramadol abuse: 48 shops in Sunyani to face sanctions

The Brong Ahafo Regional Office of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has seized more than 1,200 capsules and 280 tablets of Tramadol tablets from 48 chemical and pharmacy shops. The tramadol used to treat moderate to severe pain, was seized because the chemical shops where they were found are not permitted to sell them. Those found in the pharmacy shops were also in higher dosages of 120mg and 220mg which have not been registered by the FDA to be dispensed in Ghana. The chemical shops [over the counter] are not permitted by law to sell Tramadol while Pharmacies that are authorised...

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Poor Road Construction:  MP Calls For Accountability From Engineers As Well

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Sunyani East, Hon. Kwasi Ameyaw-Cheremeh, has stated that it is not enough to blame road contractors alone, for shoddy works, our engineers and other officials in the road sector must equally share the blame. “Much as we point fingers at road contractors for our poor road networks, road engineers and other state officials who give out and approve such contracts should also be held accountable for the thorny issue of bad roads in Brong Ahafo and Ghana in general,” he stated. Hon. Ameyaw-Cheremeh was re-acting to the current state of some important roads...

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Parents Urged To Monitor The Growth Of Their Children

Ace Ghanaian female Radio and Television presenter, Maame Yeboah Asiedu, has advised Ghanaian parents to make conscious efforts at monitoring the lifestyles, behaviours and growth of their children so that they are not misled by the social media craze, currently in vogue. She lamented at the situation where we now glorify sin and evil deeds, due to trends on social media, and said it was an affront to the proper and decent growth and development of our children and the youth of today. Maame Yeboah Asiedu, fondly called ‘Maame Gold’ gave the advice in an interview with Melvina Frimpong...

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