Okudzeto Ablakwa offers GhC10k bounty on the killers of businessman in constituency

Okudzeto Ablakwa offers GhC10k bounty on the killers of businessman in constituency

North Tongu MP, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has offered a ¢10,000 bounty on the killers of Samuel Nyamador, the businessman allegedly murdered by unknown assailants at Juapong in the Volta Region earlier this week.

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According to the former deputy education minister under the John Mahama administration, any reliable information leading to the arrest of the culprits of the said crimes will be rewarded.

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“I have just spoken to the Volta Regional Police Commander and the Juapong Police Commander to inform them of my decision to make available a personal donation of ¢10,000 as a bounty for anyone with information that leads to the arrest fiendish killers of Sonny,” the opposition MP wrote on Facebook.

Mr. Ablakwa had expressed disgust at the trend of violent attacks in parts of the Volta Region and has appealed to the police to speed up investigations to ensure that the perpetrators of this dastardly crime are brought to justice.

He added that the deceased was a respected shop owner in the area and very liked by many.

Mr. Ablakwa also visited the family of the deceased to commiserate with the family on Tuesday, August 11.

Meanwhile, the police say they have begun investigations and there is a serious manhunt for three persons in connection with the incident.

Samuel Nyamador was shot dead while on his way home from work on Tuesday, August 11 night in the company of his wife.

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Three men are said to have confronted the couple and shot the man, according to local media reports.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang says the NDC will increase maternity leave from three to four months if they win the December polls.

She says they will also ensure women have enough time to themselves during the pregnancy stage.

I sympathize with young mothers, but you will be happy to know when our manifesto is launched that we have increased the maternity leave [period]. We have moved it from three months to four months fully paid maternity leave and we are also going to ensure that until the child is nine months, the woman truly has time,” the former Education Minister noted at an event to mark International Youth Day.

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