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A legal practitioner with the University of Cape Coast [UCC], Dr. Kojo Tuffour has blamed recent gang attacks in the country on government’s failure to invest largely in the country’s security system.

According to him, government has invested in physical security gadgets such as guns at the expense of security cameras and tracking devices which can be used in tracking criminals.

Dr. Tuffour’s statement was in reaction to Sunday’s dawn gang attack at the Kwabenya District Police headquarters in Accra, which led to the jail breaking of 7 suspects in custody and killing a police Inspector in the line of duty. The police has however intensified it search on the 7 suspects who are currently on the run.

The Central Regional Operations Manager for the National Road Safety Commission [NRSC] Linda Afotey Annan has disclosed a rather damning statistics placing the region on the high side in road accident in 2017.

According to Madam Afotey Annan, provisional statistics indicates that road accident in the region is on the ascendancy and blamed it largely on indiscipline on the road by motorists.

She explained that the high number of vehicles plying the roads each day also accounts significantly to road accidents.

Oguaa Teachers Cooperative Credit Union has declared the next two years ahead as action year with emphasis to increase membership to ensure maximization of liquid funds and investments to facilitate increase profitability.

To achieve this, the Union has adopted a mechanism to educate and mobilize members among the informal sector to save while running a youth piloting saving initiative.

The Board Chairman, Nana Kwadwo Boateng Addo, disclosed this at the 34th Annual General Meeting (AGM), of the Union. On the theme: The Credit Union Concept- Focusing on the youth in wealth creation.