Ejura Killings: Veep, National Chief Imam Condemn And Commiserate With Bereaved Families

The Vice President, Dr. Alhaji Mahamud Bawumia has condemned the recent killings and disturbances in Ejura that has claimed three lives.

He has however, asked the youth to cease fire and let calm prevail.

He described the incident as unfortunate and prayed such incident won’t repeat itself again in the future as the country waits for the report by the 3 member Ministerial committee set up by the Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery.

The Vice President, who was in the company of the Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei Mensah, disclosed this at the Ejurahene’s Palace when they visited the community to commiserate with the bereaved families.

The Vice President together with the National Chief Imam and other Ministers had gone to the town following the murder of one social media activist, Macho Kaaka which further led to the untimely death of two people during a deadly clash with the military during a protest by some irate youth in the community.

The vice president also presented 1000 bags of cement and an amount of GHc 50,000 to support the construction of a Divisional Police Command in the municipality

He also made a cash donation of GHC 20, 000 to each family and assured them of the government's commitment to ensuring justice.

The Spokesperson for the National Chief Imam, Sheik Shaibu Aremeyaw implored the Muslim youth who are heavily affected to calm down as the 3 member Ministerial committee work efficiently for their recommendations.

Paramount Chief of Ejura Traditional Area, Barima Osei Hwedie ll appealed to the Vice President for the installation of a Military detachment to address the rate at which violence is creeping into the community.