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The Dean of Graduate Studies, Institute of Local Government Studies, Dr. Eric Oduro Osae has indicated that President Nana Akufo-Addo’s meeting with the press on Tuesday was bias as the accountability focused on the executive only.

According to him, in democratic governance, as practiced in Ghana, accountability should not only be demanded from the executive arm.

University of Education, Winneba

The University Teachers Association has described the court decision ordering the Vice Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba and Finance Officer to step aside as an attack on academic freedom.

According to the Association, their members at the UEW campus who are currently on strike are being forced to work under what it described as “court imposed management.”

Speaking on Eyewitness News on Monday, President of UTAG, Dr. Harry Agbenu said they will resist such attacks.

New Kotokuraba Market

Traders, who have been allocated stalls at the new Kotokuraba market have begun occupying the facility.

This follows a directive from the Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly (CCMA) requiring them to occupy the spaces or risk losing them to other interested traders.

Monday, 17th July marks the deadline the traders have been given to occupy spaces allocated.

Executive Director of the Center for Budget Advocacy Ghana, Vitus Azeem

The Executive Director of the Centre for Budget Advocacy, Ghana, Vitus Azeem says there is no point for government to wait till individuals found culpable of embezzling state funds go on pension before retrieving these stolen monies.

He emphasized, if government is really committed to fighting corruption, individuals who are cited by the Auditor General in its report must be prosecuted.

According to him, government’s inability to gather courage to prosecute and retrieve stolen state monies immediately would also mean its inability to retrieve such monies from the end of service benefits of old and fragile people.