General News of Thursday, 27 September 2018
The store manager of the Upper West regional office of the National Disaster Management Organisation, (NADMO), Ali Sulemana has been suspended over the expired food gaffe.
Additionally, NADMO has also established a 3-member committee to probe the cause of the embarrassing scandal and submit their report withing 14 days, NADMO announced the action at a press conference at Wa Wednesday.
The Vice President and NADMO have come under massive public backlash after he distributed food items including expired ones to flood victims in Wa in the Upper West region last weekend.
The donation came after weeks of intense media reports of a seeming government neglect of the victims, scores of whom, had been displaced by the flood as a result of the spillage of the Bagre Dam.
Executives of the opposition NDC in the region who first made the revelation of the expired food have called for sanctions for the NADMO officials who superintended the donation.
Although NADMO has taken blame for the incident there are increasing calls for heads to roll.
In a tweet, Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko, who holds influence in government, said some jobs must be “expired” too just as the expired goods which were distributed to the victims.