Daily Graphic – Lecturers of University of Education, Winneba withdraw services.
Lecturers of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) have withdrawn their services indefinitely. The decision followed a ruling by the Winneba High Court last Friday ordering the Vice Chancellor and the chief finance officer to hand over to the pro-vice chancellor.
The UEW branch of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) says per the court order, they have been put in a confused state and could not continue to work.
The President of the UEW branch of UTAG, Dr Samuel Bekoe, told journalists last Friday that the association found it worrying that about 95 of its members were appointed under the governing council whose legality was being contested in court.
Attack on Cops at Lapaz
…police round up 15 impound vehicle, motorbike
Fifteen people suspected to have been variously involved in the shooting incident at Lapaz that claimed the life of a policeman and caused injury to another have been arrested by the police.The suspects include a 27-year-old female, Charity Otuboa, a trader; six Nigerians and eight Ghanaians.
The names of the suspects are; Ken Ikponnwosa, 23; Faith Ogieriakhi, 35; Fem Erhuumwunse,20; Michael Ogbegia, 20; Sampson Aja, 27; Emmanuel Aimiu, 31, and Kwasi Nyarko, 33.
The others are Raphael Nii Lartey Coffie, 37; Asare Frederick, 35; Mark Enchil, 31; Kwadwo Afari, 32, and Kwabena Gyasi, 20.
Government to abolish NHIS capitation in Ashanti
The government will abolish the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) capitation which has been operational in the Ashanti Region since 2012.
The Senior Minister, Mr Yaw Osafo Maafo, announced his at the 25th annual regional delegate’s congress of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Kumasi yesterday.
He said a formal announcement would soon be made to that effect.
President Akufo Addo celebrates Ohum in Kyebi
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that he will not supervise a government that will repeat the mistakes of the past. Rather, he said, his government would endeavour to correct what went wrong in the past through well-thought out measures to ensure the accelerated development of the country.
Speaking at a durbar of the chiefs and the people of the Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Area to mark this year’s Ohum Festival in Kyebi last Saturday, the President said Ghana was a rich nation and that his government would ensure that Ghanaians reaped the benefits from the available resources.