• A 55-page report on the Ejura disruption has been published
• The Committee said the former MCE fled when tensions in the city escalated
• The Committee also said that the police force in Ejura was too low to handle the situation.
Mohammed Salisu Bamba, the former municipal director general of the municipality of Ejura-Sekyedumase, failed in his work as MCE during the riots that disrupted the municipality of Ejura, according to a report.
The report, which was drawn up by the 3-member committee set up to examine the disturbances that took place in Ejura between June 28 and 29, following the death of a certain Mohammed ‘Kaaka’ Ibrahim.
As a result, a 55-page document was released on his findings after taking witness testimonies in a public hearing, televised live on national television.
In its conclusion, the report said that the events leading up to the riots in the town have shown that the Ejura police force does not have the manpower to deal with the scale of the chaos that has occurred there.
“We also note that the current police station in Ejura is small and very insufficient to meet the needs of a municipality like Ejura,” the report partially states.
The committee, which was chaired by George Kingsley Koomson, a judge of the Court of Appeal, also said that former MCE, Salisu Bamba, had failed in his job as a city official, blaming him for his flee when the tension in the city intensified.
“We found that the MCE failed in its duty to treat the Municipality with regard to its processing and dissemination of general information and intelligent information. His approach to matters concerning the municipality as the political leader of the Assembly has been very poorly done. No wonder he had to take shelter when his municipality was in turmoil, leaving a political vacuum and MUSEC was devoid of any leadership, coordination and proper direction during crises, ”said the Minister. report.
View the full report here: