A 17-year-old boy who was banished by the Tutukpene local community in the Nkwanta South District of the Oti Region has returned to the town.
Andrews Amoah, a primary six pupil of the Tutukpene M.A. Essential College was on April 24, 2020, expelled from the group by the main and elders more than an alleged crack-in.
The Law enforcement, shortly soon after, demanded the main to create the boy in two weeks.
Mr Harmless Komla Agblosu, the Municipal Social Welfare Officer explained to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) that the boy was discovered at Abotoase in the Biakoye District, obtaining journeyed on foot from Tutukpene to Kadjebi prior to boarding a charcoal hauling truck.
Mr. Lawson Lartey, the Nkwanta South Municipal Law enforcement Commander confirmed to the Ghana Information Agency GNA) that the boy had been found and handed over to his family members.
“The chief and his elders took me to a little river with a refreshing calabash and ordered me to fetch the drinking water. They prayed over it and asked me to drink. They then instructed me not to action foot in the local community yet again or I will die.
“At Nkwanta I spent 4 days without the need of meals. Only water, right up until I uncovered a truck loading charcoal to Accra. I aided them and later on joined them on their journey. But when we obtained to Abotoase the driver requested me to get down, gave me ¢20 and told me to wait for them”, the boy, Andrews Amoah advised the GNA.
He narrated how he slept in the open at the Abotoase Marketplace and depended on food stuff vendors for meals.
Mr Prosper Amoah, father of the boy expressed gratitude to the Ghana News Company for stories on the banishment and the police directive, which led to the boy’s rescue.