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General News of Thursday, 18 July 2019


I take responsibility for missing vehicle – Minister

Savannah Regional Minister, Salifu Adam Braimah has admitted that he cannot be exempted from blame over the missing Toyota Hilux Pickup with registration number, WR 3516-19, which belongs to the Savannah Regional Coordinating Council.

The stolen Toyota Hilux Pickup was part of vehicles President Nana Akufo-Addo presented to the newly created Savannah Regional Coordinating Council to assist with administrative activities.

Speaking in an interview on Accra-based Citi FM, monitored by, Hon Braimah explained that he entrusted the vehicle in the care of his driver and his close friend while embarking on a trip.

“The driver dropped me off and I told him to keep it with a friend until I come back from Accra. I told my driver to keep it with a friend because this is not the first time I have done this. Just that this happened to be a State vehicle,” he said.

His driver, Evans Opoku and Alhaji Suleimana Illiasu, the minister’s friend are currently in police custody pending investigations.