- President Akufo-Addo has vowed to deal with the issue of kidnappings in Ghana
- He explained that some decisions are being taken to help address the problem
President Akufo-Addo has announced his intent to ensure that the issue of kidnappings become a thing of the past.
He explained that his government is taking some steps, which would help deal with the menace before it becomes a characteristic of the Ghanaian society.
President Akufo-Addo, who was speaking at a meeting with the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition, said the decisions that will be taken by the government in connection with the crime would indicate his commitment to ensuring that the phenomenon of kidnapping does not occur in the country.
YEN.com.gh understands that this is the first time the president is making a public statement on the incident, since the incident gained national attention some months ago.
Per a report by Citinewsroom.com, about 20 cases of kidnappings have been recorded in recent months.
The case of the three missing Takoradi girls continues to stimulate opinions from a cross-section of Ghanaians.
The prime suspect in the matter, Sam Udoetuk Wills, has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for breaking out of prison.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that investigators from the UK and the USA arrived in Ghana to assist with investigations.
The police have also been accused of being sluggish in finding the girls and bringing to book the perpetrators of the crime.
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Source: Yen Newspaper