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Akufo-Addo suspends Sekondi-Takoradi MCE over Police assault allegation

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President Nana Akufo-Addo has suspended the MCE for Sekondi-Takoradi Abdul Mumin Issah witgh immediate effect.

“One the instructions of the President, the Metropolitan Chief Executive for Sekondi-Takoradi Assembly, Mr. Abdul Mumin Issah has been suspended from office with immediate effect pending an inquiry into his encounter with the Police on February 3, 2022,” he said in a statement. 

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Issah was widely reported to have assaulted a police officer who tried to call him to order after breaking traffic regulations. Assault on police officer In an audio recording which has since been circulating, the embattled MCE was heard insulting the policeman for daring to arrest him. He also threatened to get the officer transferred to Enchi. The police officer, identified as Superintendent Andrew Sarfo, stood his grounds and ensured that a patrol team came to pick the MCE up. 

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The spat between the MCE and Superintendent Sarfo was reported to have occurred near the Kwesimintsim Cemetery on the night of Thursday February 3, 2022. Following his arrest and detention on Thursday night, the MCE was arraigned before court on Friday, February 4, 2022. According to the statement announcing Issah’s suspension, the MCE’s comments made during the altercation with the police goes against what the government stands for. 

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“The comments by the Chief Executive run contrary to the Government’s belief and work to ensure that our Security agencies and indeed Public Agencies are resources, empowered and accorded the respect to deliver on their mandates,” the statement added. The statement further indicated that the Western Regional Minister Kwabena Okyere Darko Mensah will be acting as the MCE. 

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Dr. Bawumia rewards Takoradi taxi driver who returned a passenger’s money

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The Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has given a sum of GHS20,000 to Kwesi Ackon, a driver who returned a passenger’s GHS8,000 in Takoradi.

Dr. Bawumia made the donation through investigative journalist Manasseh Azure Awuni.

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In a report by thefourthestategh.com, it said that some good news has come to the driver as he has been presented with a cash donation of GH¢20,000 on behalf of the vice president.

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“Among them was Vice President Dr Bawumia, who donated GH¢20,000 to reward Mr. Ackon for his honesty and exemplary show of integrity. “Manasseh presented an additional GH¢2,500 from two other unnamed donors, making the total of GH¢22,500,” the report said.

A taxi driver earned plaudits on social media after a video of his act of sincerity went viral. As shared by Okay FM, the taxi driver returned a substantial amount of money left in his car by one of his passengers.

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According to reports, the passenger, a fishmonger, chartered the driver last Friday, May 6, and forgot her money in the cab.

But upon seeing the money in the car the following day, this good samaritan driver returned it to the woman in her house, where she dropped her off.

A video of the fishmonger and driver has since gone viral on Ghana’s social media, with many Ghanaians praising the cab driver for his good deed.

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Dr. Kofi Amoah urges Elon Musk to buy Africa and delete all the leaders

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Ghanaian business mogul,  Dr. Kofi Amoah, wants Elon Musk to buy the African continent and fire all of its leaders.

Musk, who is a billionaire and the founder and CEO of SpaceX, recently splashed $44 billion to acquire the social media platform Twitter.

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The 50-year-old’s audacious takeover sent the internet into a frenzy, with netizens making jokes about what else his money could buy.

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In a tweet earlier in the week, Musk suggested he was going to buy Coca-Cola next, adding that he’d “put cocaine back” in the beverage if he’s successful.

While the post received several reactions, Dr. Amoah also waded in by asking the investor to buy the African continent.

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“Hei Bro… buy the African continent and delete all the leaders; what a noble goal,” Dr. Amoah commented beneath Musk’s tweet.

Like Musk, Dr. Amoah is in his own right a very successful businessman, having previously served as President of the GFA’s Normalisation Committee.

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The business mogul was the one who conceived the idea and pushed for Western Union to extend its operations to African countries.

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He is also the CEO of Progeny Ventures and served as the Chairman of the Local Organising Committee when Ghana hosted the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

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