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The National Service Secretariat (NSS) has been dragged to court over its controversial insurance policy for service personnel funded by a ¢15 monthly deductions from their allowances.

In an application for an interlocutory injunction filed at the High Court in Accra, four service personnel want the management of NSS restrained from go ahead with the deductions until the suit is determined.

The four, Solomon Anapansah,Toxla Caleb Elikem, Kwadzodeh Enoch Lelabi and Timothy Donkor, are against the mandatory nature of the policy.

The Komenda Edina Eguafo Abrem [KEEA] Municipal Assembly has celebrated six [6] communities in the municipality for attaining open defecation free status.

The communities include Aduko, Saman Abotar Park, Domproase, Kampromu, and two others.

A Sanitation Committee set by the Central Regional Minister, Kwamena Duncan to look at sanitation management in the region has identified that environmental health and sanitation practices in public places in the region are very poor.

Giving details on the findings of the committee, the Chair, Ben Issah said most foodstuffs are sold at markets with very poor sanitary conditions.

Some of the markets, he noted, lack urinal and toilet facilities, a situation he described as worrying.

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah, has extended a message of goodwill to students at the start of the end of the first semester examinations of the 2017/18 academic year.

Prof. Ampiah, together with the Registrar, Mr. John Kofi Nyan and the Director of Academic Affairs, Mr. Jeff Onyame, toured a number of examination centers to acquaint himself with preparations and to motivate the candidates.

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