Leisure of Saturday, 25 July 2020
Source: Atinka On line
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The functioning mate to Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC) flabearer, John Dramani Mahama, Professor Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang has condemned the lynching of a 90-calendar year-outdated-woman at Kafaba in the East Gonja Municipality of the Savanna Area.
A 90-yr aged woman was lynched to death on suspicion of witchcraft at Kafaba in the East Gonja Municipality of the Savannah region.
Condemning the act in Fb submit on Saturday 25th July 2020, the former Schooling Minister explained the act as barbaric and called on the security companies to quickly look into and bring the culprits to justice.
“Old age can’t be synonymous to witchcraft. It is time to develop a reasonable, just and gender sensitive modern society that respects and values everybody, no matter their age,” She claimed.
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My consideration has been drawn to the most despicable act of lynching of a 90-12 months-outdated-girl at Kafaba in the East Gonja Municipality of the Savanna Region.
I condemn in the strongest terms this barbaric act which has still left me, like lots of I can picture, deeply sad, in truth.
The aged in our modern society instead have earned our appreciate and security, not this level of unspeakable cruelty.
Old age simply cannot be synonymous to witchcraft. It is time to create a honest, just and gender sensitive society that respects and values anyone, no issue their age.
It is my expectation that the stability agencies will quickly look into and bring the culprits to justice.
Transferring forward, I hope we shall all do the job together to increase the stage of community schooling to forestall this kind of tragic occurrences.
My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and may possibly the soul of this regrettable victim relaxation in peace.
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