Tuesday 10th December, 2019
Ernestina Adzo Ditka, GNA
Tema, Dec. 10, GNA –
Mr Charles Kobina Amos, Incumbent Assembly Member, Padmore Electoral Area, has
called on the Tema Police the Metropolis
to clamp down on activities of weed smokers.
He asserted that
over time, criminal activities were gaining grounds as a result of the indiscriminate us of the illegal
The Assembly Member
who was speaking in an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) said “these
smokers previously used to go to some schools in the area to smoke openly and
this is a serious concern which needs the intervention of the Police .”
explained that with the help of some local opinion leaders, the smokers had
covertly resorted to the use of uncompleted buildings as safe havens to carry
out their activities.
He said security was
a share and collective responsibility, adding that plans were far advanced to
collaborate with the Police and other security agencies to nip the phenomenon
in the bud and secure the community.
Mr Amos further
indicated that dealing with the activities of wee smokers in the area was his
priority, emphasizing that a lot of areas in the Padmore Electoral Area and
parts of Tema were generally unsafe.