Gov’t announces Vladimir Antwi-Danso, 2 others as 3-member committee to probe Ejura killings

Government has announced the names of persons who make up the three-member committee tasked to conduct a public enquiry into the disturbances recorded at Ejura in the Ashanti Region last Tuesday.

Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery who announced this when he visited Ejura on Thursday, July 1, 2021 said the committee will independently probe the happenings in Ejura and in 10 days make their findings known.

He said: “in line with the President’s directive, I have set up a three-member ministerial committee to conduct a public enquiry into the unfortunate occurrences on Tuesday, June 29, 2021”.

They are Justice of the Court of Appeal, Justice George Kingsley Koomson [Chairman of the committee], Security Analyst, Dr. Vladimir Antwi-Danso, and the Executive Director of Penplusbytes, Juliet Amoah.

Marie Louise Simmons, a principal State Attorney, will serve as secretary to the committee.

“These individuals are trusted members of society, and we believe that we will meet the deadline given by the President and come out with the appropriate report and recommendations,” Mr. Dery added.

The Interior Minister said this following a directive given him by the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to conduct a public enquiry into the Ejura disturbances.


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