By Frank Amponsah
The Omanhene of Gomoa Akyempim, Obrifo Ahunako Ahor Ankobea II, has made an appeal to President Akufo-Addo to assist the Budumburan community to deal with their worsening security situation.
According to him, the rate of crime and cases of murder in the Gomoa East Constituency suggests to him that the Police alone cannot deal with the situation.
He, therefore, asked that some form of military presence (Military base) be established in the Constituency to support the efforts of the Police to arrest the security challenges in their community.
The Omanhene of Gomoa Akyempim, made the request when he addressed President Akufo-Addo at a durbar of Chiefs and people of Budumburan, held in honour of President Akufo-Addo, as part of day one of his three day campaign tour of the Central Region.
President Akufo-Addo in response to the request of the Chief said a military base is something that only the military could determine. However, he indicated that through the regional security council of the region, the security challenges of the Gomoa East Constituency would be addressed forthwith.
President Akufo-Addo further made a strong case for the people of Gomoa East to vote massively for him and the Parliamentary candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2020 general elections which is ten (10) days away.
“If my handy works the last four years has been pleasing to you, I ask you to give me an emphatic endorsement in the upcoming election so I can continue with my programme of developing Ghana for another four years,” President Akufo-Addo said.
President Akufo-Addo is on a three day campaign tour of the Central Region which he started today the 26th of November and is expected to end on Saturday, the 28th of November 2020.
President Akufo-Addo is on the last-lap of his campaign for re-election on the 7th of December 2020, the day the people of Ghana will go to the polls to freely choose who they prefer to manage the affair of the country from January 7th 2021 to January 7th 2025.
President Akufo-Addo since resuming his campaign on the 21st of November 2020, after suspending same for 7 days following the death of former President Jerry John Rawlings, has toured the Volta Region, Eastern Region and the Greater Accra Region. After his Central Region tour, the President will proceed to the Western Region, Ashanti Region and end the entire 2020 campaign in the Greater Accra Region before the polls are held on the 7th of December 2020.