Should Dagbon be divided to create the Eastern Corridor Region?
Yes
No
Only if Yendi is Capital City
view results

Tamale NGO Reacts to NORPA's Demonstration in Wa Tomorrow


2007-07-11 22:46:45
This article has been read 618 times.

The Northern Ghana Aid (NOGAID), a Tamale-based international NGO, on Tuesday described as unnecessary an intended demonstration on July 11 in Wa by a group of people. Mr. Mustapha Sanah, Executive Chairman of NOGAID, told the media in Tamale that the use of demonstration as a method to put pressure on governments to address some of the imbalance and inequalities between the north and the south was not the best.

Mr. Sanah was reacting to a press statement issued in Accra by a group calling itself The Northern Patriots in Research and Advocacy (NORPA) that the group was organising a demonstration to address lapses in development pattern between the north and the south.

He said "I would rather encourage the organisers of the intended demonstration to advise citizens of the north to concentrate in constructive analysis and engagements with key players in the development industry to redeem the situation."

He said it was necessary for all to contribute towards addressing development imbalance of the north and advised the NORPA not to use any means to further worsen the situation but rather strive to create national cohesion and stability.

Mr. Sanah said all northerners were law abiding and were ready to support any group that was development oriented rather than groups that would not like to use the negotiating table to address problems. He said poverty in the north and the inequalities between north and south needed the collective effort of all northerners and with the support of central government and stakeholders to address the problem.

Source: Ghanaweb

Latest News
Vitting SHS students ‘sleeping under trees’


Abudus withdraw from Dagbon peace talks again


Tamale residents defend Mayor as impeachment agitation gathers momentum


Two killed in ‘attack’ on Fulanis at Yendi


Tamale Mayor faces impeachment over ‘stinking’ contracts, disrespect


'Mahama Camboo' collapsing taxi business


‘Yellow-Yellow’, the ‘Uber’ of Tamale pushing taxi drivers out of busine


Buipe SHS matron arrested for stealing free SHS food


NPP youth invade police station, free suspects in Karaga


NPP youth chase DCE out of his residence


back January 2018 forward
S
MTWTF
S
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031
-
16

currently online

2205783

visitors since Jan. 2006
Last updated: