Minority caucus to visit Afa Yili over Military Terror

Source:savannanews24.com:Rafiq Abdulai.

A parliamentary delegation from the Minority side in the Ghanaian Parliament will visit Afa Yili on Friday March 9, 2018, according to a source.
The visit by the Northern Minority caucus in parliament comes in a wake of the burning of equipment and machinery in the area worth thousands of Ghana cedis last Saturday.

A contingent of armed military personnel set ablaze Excavator, fourteen (14) tipper trucks, four (4) motorbikes and a dredging engine used for sand winning activities at Afa Yili near Nawuni in the kumbungu district.
The delegation would be led by the minority leader and MP for Tamale South Hon Haruna Iddrisu.

The team is expected to meet and interact with the Tipper truck unions in Tamale.

Other members of the delegation will include Tamale central MP Hon. Inusah Fuseini, Tamale North MP Hon. Alhassan Suhuyini, MP for Yapei Kusogu Hon. John Jinapor and MP for Kumbungu Hon. Ras Mubarak.

The planned visit by the minority caucus to the area comes days after the acting overlord of Dagbong Kampakuya Naa Abdulai Yakubu Andani issued a statement condemning the act.

The kampakuya Naa also called on government to initiate a full scale investigation in to matter.

Kampakuya Naa Abdulai Yakubu Andani however urged government to compensate the affected victims.

The minority caucus had earlier condemned the act on Monday and called on the defense minister to resign.

Similarly, the leadership of the NDC in the region also called on the regional minister to resign.

They accused Hon Salifu Sa-eed of being behind the act.

The Minister has since deny the allegation saying it was under the command of operation vanguard.

The military high command is still tight lipped over the matter.


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