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The Spokesperson for the Agogo Youth Association, Kingsley Obeng accused Alhaji Karim Grunsah of procuring Fulani herdsmen with arms and ammunitions to terrorize residents at Agogo and its surrounding villages.

He is therefore calling on the Police to immediate arrest the Banker roller of Kig Faisal Football Club for providing arms to the Fulani herdsmen.

He argued that Alhaji Grunsah owns part of the herd of cattle in the area and has therefore provided the herdsmen with arms.

However, Alhaji Karim Grunsah could not confirm or deny whether he is the one providing arms to the herdsmen.

Alhaji Grunsah said he legally acquired the said land for his cattle grazing from the Paramount chief of Agogo Traditional area, Nana Akuoko Sarpong and has not violated any regulations.

Alhaji Grunsah said herds of cattle at Agogo belong to three people who are Ghanaians, including he Alhaji Grunsah, Alhaji Dauda and Alhaji Salia. Agogomanhene, Nana Akuoko Sarpong has filed a writ of summons to eject the Fulani herdsmen from the land.

He however denied reports that an indigene was gunned down by the Fulanis, but fell from a Motor bike and died.



The Member of Parliament for Asante Akyem north in the Ashanti Region, Kwame Anyimadu Antwi says Fulani herdsmen in the area should leave their land, because the people are fed up with heinous activities of Fulani herdsmen in the area.

He explained that people are now afraid to visit their farms for fear of being killed by the herdsmen or being raped.

Mr Kwame Anyimadu Antwi said this when commenting on activities of Fulani herdsmen in the Afram Plains area on Adom FM’s Dwaso Nsem on Friday.

Still on the show, the Municipal Chief Executive for Asante Akyem north, Thomas Osei Bonsu accused Alahji Grunsah for flouting the rules of the assembly without registering his herd of cattle.

He stressed that the assembly does not accrue any revenue from the cattle business at Agogo.

He cited Alhaji Grunsah has refused to construct Wells for the cattle and also fencing the grazing area.

Meanwhile, the widow whose husband was killed by the Fulani herdsmen, Adowa Baah said her husband was gunned down by the Fulani herdsmen and reported the case to the Agogo police.



September 30, 2011 - Posted by | SETTING THE NEWS AGENDA

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