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Gov’t will not tolerate lawlessness- A.B.A. Fuseini warns


The Deputy Northern regional minister, Alhaji A.B.A Fuseini has warned that the government will not tolerate lawlessness perpetrated by selfish people bent on tarnishing the image of the region.

 He said government expects citizens, especially the youth to respect the laws of the country reiterating that   the NDC government was committed to ensuring peace in the country.  

The warning followed a disruption of the 2014 international youth day celebration in Belpila, a suburb of Tamale over Kalariga chieftaincy dispute.

The quick responce by the police averted a possible clash between supporters of two chiefs who have been enskind by the Gumama Naa, but the people in the area refused to recognized him as their chief and also enskined their own Kalara Naaa.

 The deputy minister who was upset about the development issued a stem warning that the security in the region will not allow a few miscreants   to disturb the peace the region is currently enjoying.

Alhaji A.B.A Fuseini said investors can only invest in a serene and peaceful environment and urged the people in the region to embrace peace and desist from relying on lies or hear say which is gaining grounds in the region.

He also appealed to residents to exercise high sense of restraint and let patience be their guiding principles in all their dealings. 

Addressing chiefs, opinion leader’s and civil society organizations at this year’s International Youth DAY Celebration in Belpila, the deputy minister entreated parents to invest in their children's education.

He reminded parents that, education is the only thing their children will never forget about them adding failure to invest in children education will mean denying them a prosperous future.

Alhaji A.B.A Fuseini said the NDC government places great premium on the youth of Ghana and has set aside ten million Ghana cedis for the establishment of youth and entrepreneurial centers in all the ten regions.

The deputy northern regional minister noted that one thing that has been identifying as setbacks in the development of the north is instability and disorder and appealed to the youth not to allow themselves to be used by individuals for their selfish gains.

On Ebola, Alhaji A.B.A Fuseini allay fears that the region is prone to the disease saying a rapid respond team has been formed to respond to any suspected case of Ebola in the region. 

The National Youth Authority (NYA) in the northern region appealed to stakeholders in the region to support the empowerment of young people in the region. The NYA says it has identified education, health, and poverty amongst others as the major challenge facing the youth in Ghana.

The northern regional coordinator of NYA Shaibu Ziblim stated this when he addressed the 2014 international youth day celebration held in Belpila in the Tamale metropolis.

The authority mandate is among others is to promote youth activities in the country and make surer young people become productive to themselves and the country as a whole.

Mr Shaibu said the president; John Dramani Mahama has also interacted with over 5,000 youth across the country and parts of Africa on the day.

The President of the NYA said he also toured a youth entrepreneurship expo to acquaint himself with youth creativities and innovations towards economic development.

The 2014 international youth day celebration which was organized by Northern Sector Action on Awareness Center (NORSAAC), Action Aid Ghana and the national youth authority   was on the theme; ’’Investing in young people: The key to Ghana’s transformation and economic development’’.




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