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Ejura shooting: Three surviving victims get over GHC1.2 million from government

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The Nana Addo-led government has paid a total of sum GHC1,218,897 to three surviving victims who were seriously injured during a violent protest in Ejura in the Ashanti Region two years ago.


Awal Misbaw, 17, got his leg amputated as a result of the shooting, while 22-year-old Louis Ayikpa and 31-year-old Nazif Nuhu also sustained gunshot wounds. 


They received between GHC 190,000 and 600,000 during a brief ceremony held on Wednesday (15 February).


The compensation follows a report by a fact-finding committee into the June 29 fatal clash between soldiers and protesting residents of Ejura.


The irate youth went on a rampage over the death of a social media activist, Ibrahim Mohammed, also known as Kaaka. Two people were killed, and three others were seriously injured.


Ejura chief, Barima Osei Hwedie II, has commended the government for the gesture but want the killers of social media activist, Kaaka to face the law. 


source: Theannouncergh.com