…But She Refutes Allegation
The Municipal Chief Executive, MCE of the Ayawaso East Municipal Assembly, Hajia Salma Sani-Kuta, has been accused of taking bribes from the Nima Market women before allowing them to sell in the Market.
According to the information that reached Ghanaianvoiceonline.com, indicated that the MCE used the excuse of COVID-19 to extort money and food items like Rice, Cooking oil, fish and meat from the market women/people.
The Market women further alleged they contribute GHC 50 each by the number of the market women and and other shop operators in addition to the food items that they send to Hajia Salma.
This portal was hinted that portion of the amount which run’s into tens of thousands Ghana Cedis along side the food items are shared among the Ayawaso East Constituency Executives of the ruling NPP.
The source closed added further that Hajia Salma had earlier threatened to close down the Nima Market, but rescinded her decision when the market women agreed on a term to always contribute the Ghc 50 and the food items when they are allowed back to sell in the market.
The market women have described the demand by the Ayawaso East Municipal Assembly as “irresponsible and worrying” though, they have no any other option, especially when the NPP Constituency Executives in the area encouraged them to pay else they lose their places in the market.
Hon Hajia Salma Sani-Kuta, Ayawaso East Municipal Chief Executive, MCE, has refuted the allegation when this portal contacted her.
She explained that the market women brought her food items alright but on condition that the items should be distributed to vulnerable in the community which she.
By: Aganpoka Azure