Tag Archives: Ashaiman

Kpone Katamanso: Residents threaten demo over bad roads


Some residents who reside at the Community 22 annex, Washington, New York, Zenu, BBC and its environs within the Kpone Katamanso District Assembly have threatened to embark on a massive demonstration if efforts are not taken to reshape and construct their roads for them. According to the residents, their roads are so deplorable that private cars have stopped plying the ...

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Four table top fuel sellers burnt in Ashaiman 


The sale of illegal fuel on table tops in Ashaiman has resulted in the burning of four family members at Ashaiman Taifa. The four persons who belong to one family and live in a wooden structure sustained serious burns when fire gutted the wooden structure. 22-year-old Fati Iddrissu, Abass Iddrissu 23, Adiza Iddrissu, 67 and Amina Addrissu, 5 are all ...

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Ashaiman MCE saves GHc500,000 from ‘bloated’ contracts

Albert Boakye Okyere, Ashaiman MCE

The Municipal Chief Executive of the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly, Albert Boakye Okyere, has saved the Assembly from incurring additional debt of five hundred thousand Ghana cedis by revising an alleged bloated contract to evacuate refuse from the municipality. The contract which was being considered by the erstwhile NDC administration under the leadership of Ibrahim Baidoo, was considering to sign a ...

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Hundreds attend NDC’s 25th anniversary rally [Photos]


Scores of people have gathered at the Ashaiman Mandela Park in the Greater Accra Region, for a rally by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), as part of activities marking the party’s 25th anniversary. Founder of the NDC, Jerry John Rawlings, former President John Dramani Mahama, General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia among others, are billed to speak at the rally. Past and present ...

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MPs must collaborate with MMDCEs for dev’t – Ashaiman MP

MP for Ashaiman, Ernest Norgbey

The Member of Parliament for the Ashaiman constituency, Ernest Henry Norgbey is calling for collaboration between all MMDCE’s and Members of Parliament to enhance national development. He said the confusion that exists between MMDCE’s and the MP’s must end to promote growth and development. Speaking in an interview with Citi News, Mr Norgbey said, “it is unfortunate that from time ...

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I’m on political leave – Alfred Agbesi

Alfred Agbesi

The former Member of Parliament for the Ashaiman constituency and deputy Majority Leader, Alfred Agbesi says he has taken 2017 to go on a temporary leave from politics. He said since he started active politics in 1984, he has never been on leave and it was appropriate to take this year off as his leave since he is no longer ...

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Robbers attack former Ashaiman MCE

Ibrahim Baidoo

The former Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Ashaiman, Ibrahim Baidoo, narrowly escaped death at the hands of robbers on Wednesday. He is currently receiving treatment at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital after he was attacked by some three armed robbers in front of his house in the evening at community 22 near in Tema. According to a source close to ...

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Ashaiman residents angry over ‘poisonous’ landfill site

MP for Ashaiman, Ernest Norgbey

Residents of Ashaiman Presby Junction are at risk of an imminent outbreak of diseases over the mismanagement of a landfill site in the area. The residents complain that they have had to endure terrible stench from the site in the past two weeks, after the management of the site was taken over by some persons purported to be supporters of the New ...

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Man allegedly commits suicide at Ashaiman 


A man believed to be in his early 30s was found bare-chested on a Monday morning hanging dead on a neem tree at the Ashaiman irrigation development site. Residents in the area who spoke to Citi News, said the man was found hanging on the tree Monday morning when some of them woke up to attend to nature’s call in ...

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Ashaiman pupils cry over ‘toxic’ dump site near school


Pupils of the Ashaiman Presby A and B basic schools, are appealing to the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly to close down a major refuse damp which is very close to the school. According to the pupils, they have no choice than to go home earlier than the normal closing time due to the smoke that emanates from the dumping site.   ...

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