- Goaso Paramount Chief has called for police in his area to be transferred
- He says police personnel who've stayed in Goaso for very long have developed friendly relationships with marijuana traders
The Goaso Traditional Area Paramount Chief, Nana Kwasi Bsomprah, has called for police personnel in the area to be transferred over what he sees as their unwillingness to arrest marijuana traders and users.
According to the Goaso Traditional Area Paramount chief, policemen who have been stationed in Goaso for a long time have become friendly in the youths of the town, and thus have become reluctant to apprehend those who trade in marijuana (weed).
Over the years the town of Goaso is well known for growing all kinds of crop, more specifically for the growing of plantain although it seems as though the fertilizer is now being used for an all together different crop.
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Lately the the Goaso has become more and more known for the grown of marijuana, locally known as "wee".
Speaking in a short interview with Kasapa FM, paramount Chief Nana Kwasi Bosomprah revealed that there's a flourishing marijuana trading business that occurs on Wednesdays in the town that youths patronize heavily.
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The paramount chief stated that he himself had once "stormed" these illicit business and burnt down the facilities, although he said that these marijuana sellers return to the business. Nevertheless, Nana Kwasi Bosomprah. vowed not to allow the sale of marijuana to destroy the town's reputation.
"We can’t look on for them to ruin their future with their penchant for smoking the banned substance that’s why I want the government to step in immediately to arrest the situation before it gets out of hand," he said.
"I’ve said there’s no galamsey in Goaso, our version of galamsey (illegal mining) is the smoking of ‘wee’ by a large section of our youth.”
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