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The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr David Asante Apeatu has reacted to criticisms that last week’s reshuffle in the top hierarchy of the police administration will not bring about anything new in the fight against the upsurge of armed robbery.

In a radio interview with Accra based Joy FM, on the side-lines of Ghana’s 61st Independence Anniversary celebrations, Mr Asante Apeatu said fresh arrests of armed robbers would soon be made to prove a point.

“We are up to the test and over the days, you will see our response to some of these things,” he said.

File photo: Nana Addo with Togo President

The 14 opposition political parties demanding limited presidential terms in Togo, will later today meet President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Flagstaff House.

The meeting is to report on progress made so far in the ongoing dialogue aimed at restoring peace in Togo.

President Akufo-Addo has been a mediator in the political crisis in that country after weeks of protests against President Faure Gnassignbe.

Prof Ama Ata Aidoo

Minister of Education under the erstwhile Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC), Professor Ama Ma Aidoo has set the stage for a national debate by calling for the scrapping of the boarding component in state-as-assisted senior high schools (SHSs).

"Ghana has never been able to afford boarding as a major component of its state-owned education system. We cannot afford it, and not wanting to admit this puts us in some danger," the educationist said.

According to her, since state-owned education was introduced over a 1,000 years ago in some countries, no nation on earth has considered boarding as a necessary component of it.

The Medical Director of the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital in Cape Coast, Dr. Eugene Dordoye has proceeded on leave.

In a letter sighted by ATL FM News and copied the various unit heads of the facility, the Accountant and Controller General, the Deputy Head of Pharmaceutical Services at Ankaful Psychiatric hospital among others, Dr. Dordoye indicated that his leave commenced on Tuesday the 27th of February 2018.

The letter said he was handing over to the Deputy Head of Pharmaceutical Services at the hospital, Mr. David Otuo Serebour to act in his stead.