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General News of Tuesday, 8 January 2019


Menzgold customers in Kumasi burn tyres, block road over funds

Burnt tyres in front of the Menzgold building in Kumasi Burnt tyres in front of the Menzgold building in Kumasi

Some aggrieved customers of Menzgold Ghana Limited are staging another demonstration in the Ashanti Region capital, Kumasi today [Tuesday].

The customers told Rainbow Radio 87.5FM that their protest is to drum home their demand for their funds to be released.

The aggrieved customers numbering 50 burnt lorry tyres and blocked some roads in the area.

The demonstration was staged in front of the company’s Amakom office amidst burning of lorry tyres.

The spokesperson of the coalition of aggrieved customers of Menzgold, Francis Owusu said they also want to impress on other stakeholders in the country including President Akufo-Addo to intervene and assist them recover their investments.

“It is going to be one of the mega protests that has even happened in this country because all the Menzgold customers across the country will be coming to Kumasi to protest against the insensitivity of our president towards our plight. We have petitioned Otumfuo Osei Tutu II on this issue and we have been to his office for about three times so we are going to send a letter of reminder to Otumfuo’s office,” he said.

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