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Eastern Region records 317 deaths through accidents in 2020

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Three-hundred and seventeen people have been killed in road accidents in the Eastern Region between January-October 2020 and 1,925 were injured within the same period.

The accidents involved 1,243 vehicles comprising 585 commercial vehicles, 465 private vehicles, and 213 tricycles/motorcycles

According to police reports, the commercial vehicles accounted for 142 deaths, the private vehicles accounted for 84 deaths while tricycles/motocycles also accounted for 91 deaths.

Briefing the GNA, Police Chief Superintendent Mr. Stephen Kofi Ahiatafu, Regional Commander of the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD), said the figure indicated a slight increase as compared to 2019 figures, within the same period under review.

He expressed worry at the spate of road accidents, particularly that of the triclyes/motocycles and the resultant deaths, and advised all road users especially drivers to obey the road traffic regulations.

He said their checks and reports indicated that most of the drivers on the roads had no valid licenses and flout the road traffic regulations and cautioned people who had no license to desist from driving.

The Police Chief indicated that due to Covid-19, police personnel were no longer conducting road checks as it used to be, however, his outfit had fashioned out plans to engage the various private road transport unions to deliberate on how to make the roads safe for all as Christmas approached.

Source: GNA  

 

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Performance Of 2020 Free SHS WASSCE Candidates Has Shamed Critics – Akufo-Addo Says

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His Excellency and the first gentleman of the motherland, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has finally congratulated the beneficiaries of the Free Senior High School for coming out with flying colors in the 2020 West African Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

This is what Nana Akufo-Addo had to say; “I am reliably informed that the WASSCE results of Aburi Girls Senior High School, and, indeed, of all; 2020 SHS graduates, was extremely impressive. Those who claimed that the policy was not achievable must be ashamed now. I will shelve that conversation for now so we deal with it another day”.

This statement from the president was made on Moday, November 23, 2020, when he was addressing the chiefs and people on his last day of his 2-day tour of the Eastern Region.

Information also gathered indicates that a large number of student who benefited from the Free SHS policy were present to appreciate the President for implementing the policy. Results from the 2020 WASSCE also indicates that more than 50% of the candidates for sat for the examination passed in all core subjects with Mathematics and English being the highest with a recording of 65071 and 57.34 % respectively.

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“I Saw Mahama Coming Out Of A Dark Pit Carrying 4 Coffins” – Rev Owusu Bempah(VIDEO)

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Rev Isaac Owusu Bempah of Glorious Word Power Ministries fame has shared some horrifying revelations about former President Mahama.

Rev  Owusu Bempah on Net2 Tv’s “The Seat Show” told the host, Kwaku Annan, that he had the vision prior to coming to the studio.

He mentioned that details of that prophecy along with its interpretation shall be shared in the coming week.

But before then, he muscles some few words to tell how God revealed something weird about John Mahama.

According to Rev Owusu Bempah, the vision took him to a crowdy space where he saw the angel of God wave his hand over a pit to uncover some darkness over a pit. In that pit, Rev Owusu Bempah stated, came John Mahama with some four coffins.

“I had a vision and I saw a dark cloud cover an area. And then I saw the hand of an angel wipe that cloud away like curtains. Suddenly, I saw a pit and it was dark. I saw ex-president John Dramani Mahama coming out of the pit carrying four coffins,” he stated empathically.

Fast forward, the host Kwaku Annan was taken aback and asked Rev Owusu Bemaph to hold on till next week.

Watch the video below:

 

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Samira Bawumia’s convoy involved in accident [PHOTOS]

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Three people are in critical condition, with seven others injured after the convoy of Second Lady, Mrs Samira Bawumia, was involved in an accident at Ofoase Kokoben near Anwiankwanta in the Bekwai Municipality of the Ashanti Region.

The accident, which involved one of the cars in the convoy with registration number GN 4096 -20 and a Toyota Hilux pick-up with registration number AS 4247-17, occurred around 6: 30 pm, Monday.

Giving more details, Adom News’ correspondent, Isaac K. Normanyo, who was at the scene, said the pick-up truck tried to join the main road but missed the last car in the convoy.

He said, the vehicle, occupied by two Roman Fathers, was from an event at Anwiankwanta and was joining the main road when it crashed into the convoy heading towards Kumasi.

“The Second Lady had already passed the place but the last car, which was part of the convoy and had about 10 people in it, was the one that got involved in the accident,” he said.

He told JoyNews, out of the 10 people involved in the accident nine were transferred to the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi.

While three of them are in critical condition, the last victim, a Roman Father is currently on admission at the Abenkyiman Hospital at Anwiankwanta.

Meanwhile, the Second Lady is in the Ashanti Region on a campaign tour ahead of the December 7 polls.

Source: Adomonline.com

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