Minister involved in accident with truck loaded with illegal lumber

Minister involved in accident with truck loaded with illegal lumber

- The minister of lands and natural resources, Kwaku Asomah Cheremeh, has been involved in an accident at Sunyani in the Bono region

- A KIA truck carrying lumber rammed into the minister's vehicle, causing damage to it

- The matter has been referred to the Sunyani police and investigations are underway

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The minister of lands and natural resources, Kwaku Asomah Cheremeh, has been involved in an accident, YEN.com.gh has learned.

He subsequently impounded the truck which smashed into his official vehicle as it was loaded with illegal lumber.

The incident occurred at Sunyani in the Bono region and it has since been reported to the police.

Minister involved in accident; truck loaded with illegal lumber smashes into his car

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Per a report by Ghana Web, the accident occurred as the minister was returning from a trip in the region.

He chanced upon the truck, which has its registration number as AS4955E, heading from Dormaa to Yeji in the Bono East.

Cheremeh’s car was destroyed by the KIA driver when he attempted to stop him and enquire about the destination of the lumber.

Shedding light on the incident, Cheremeh noted that the documents covering the illegal lumber during the arrest were suspicious because the amount paid in VAT was higher than the actual cost of the lumber and therefore further investigations needed to be conducted.

According to him, the fight against illegal lumbering has compelled dealers to transport them through illegal routes but the authorities are on high alert.

In other news, a businessman identified as David King, has taken to social media to reveal the identities of clients who owe him money.

He also adopted the same approach to reveal details of the business transactions he had with them.

According to him, he had to take a post about a couple, Selassie B. Susuawu and his wife, down after concerns that they were being disgraced reached him.

YEN.com.gh learned from a post by ghanacelebrities.com that the couple purchased phones which cost GHc1600 from him but have been unable to pay since 2017.

This comes after cheques given him by the Susuawus were rejected by the bank.

King also touched on another incident in which a man known as Bonsra gave him a cheque for the payment of items in June 2018, only for the cheque to bounce three months later.

Social media users, have since then, expressed their opinions in several ways with respect to the news.

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