Akufo-Addo condemns murder of Anas’ partner; expects perpetrators to be brought to book

Akufo-Addo condemns murder of Anas’ partner; expects perpetrators to be brought to book

- President Akufo-Addo has called on the police to bring to book the perpetrators of the killers of Ahmed Hussein-Suale

- He was a key partner of investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas who was killed on Wednesday, January 16, 2019

- The president expressed his condolences to the family while condemning the act

President Akufo-Addo has reacted with grief to the gruesome murder of Ahmed Suale on Wednesday night, January 16, 2019, as earlier reported by YEN.com.gh.

The president has condemned the murder “unreservedly” and called on the security agencies to look into the matter.

In a post sighted by YEN.com.gh on Instagram, the president reiterated that he expects the police to bring the perpetrators of the heinous crime to book “as soon as possible”.

Akufo-Addo condemns murder of Anas’ partner; expects perpetrators to be brought to book

The murdered Suale. Photo credit: NET2 TV
Source: UGC

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He further sympathised with the family of the deceased, asking them to accept his heartfelt condolences.

He wrote: “I’ve learnt with sadness of the killing of Ahmed Hussein-Suale, an associate of investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas. I condemn the act unreservedly, and extend my condolences to his family. I expect the police to bring to book, as soon as possible, the perpetrators of this heinous crime. Once again, my heartfelt condolences.”

Akuffo-Addo’s comments has ignited a fire of hope among a section of Ghanaians who believed that he had spoken reassuringly.

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For instance, an Instagram user, Sara, thanked the president for his message:

saracummings2019: “Thank you Mr. President.”

Brook, obviously encouraged by the president’s message, addressed him as a great man; while Ophir said he was a true leader:

brooksnamiki: “ man your EXCELLENCY Great.”

ophirluxuryfurniture: “A true leader.”

To Bridgette, the president had spoken well:

bridgette_sweetpeach: “Well spoken Mr President...happy new year.”

For Maweana, though she agreed with the president, she also had security issues to put across:

maweana: “Well said Papa but atimes i feel we are not safe as a nation the security system.”

Clement also thanked the president and stressed that the perpetrators must all be brought to book now:

clement347:Thank u mr. President. All to book now!!.”

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Meanwhile, some Ghanaians have slammed Anas for linking the death of his colleague to MP for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong.

They claimed Anas’ criticism was baseless, and advised him to let the law work.

But Agyapong has distanced himself from the murder case, explaining that the deceased was irrelevant to his life.

In other news, a prophet, Cosmos Affran Walker, has said some assailants from the Northern Region would kill the MP.

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