Street naming policy to be ready in June

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD), is expected to complete work on a draft policy framework on street naming and property addressing to pave way for commencement of the exercise in the country by June.

Mr Joseph Yieleh Chireh, the Sector Minister, announced this when addressing the opening session at a day's validation workshop organised by the Ministry for stakeholders to make inputs into the draft policy and manual on Tuesday.

Police to lay off bad personnel

The Police Administration will soon embark on an image cleansing exercise to lay off the bad personnel in the service, Mr John Kudalor, Director General in charge of Operations has said.

He said this would allow room for more committed and qualified people who would see policing as service to humanity to be recruited into the service.

Mr Kudalor said this when he addressed a section of the police personnel and the media at the Upper West Regional Police Headquarters in Wa on Monday.




Fight against corruption should start at leadership level

President John Evans Atta Mills at the week-end said that any fight against corruption should start at the leadership level, indicating that the menace often led to unpleasant results.

He said it must be demonstrated that corruption should not be encouraged and the passage of anti-corruption legislation was to strengthen the ability to monitor and check the vice in society.

President Mill's calls on people of Bawku to restore past glory

President John Evans Atta Mills has urged the people of Bawku to restore the glory of the Township by co-existing peacefully, saying Bawku had a glorious history and name that needed to be restored.
This was contained in a speech read for him by the Minister of Defence, Lieutenant General Joseph Smith at the "Samanpiid' festival of the chiefs and people of the Kusaug Traditional Area on Tuesday at Bawku.