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Akosombo Dam Spillage: Chief Justice Donates Cheque for 125K to Victims

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Chief Justice Gertrude Sackey Torkonoo has presented a dummy cheque for gh125,000 to Akosombo Dam Spillage victims.

The Chief Justice presented the cheque on behalf of the Judicial Staff Association of Ghana (JUSAG).

Speaking at the ceremony, the Chief Justice said the donation was realized through various contributions from the JUSAG and the Judiciary .

Justice Torkonoo said JUSAG, and the Judiciary were moved by the plight of the victims after the spillage adding that she was elated that no lives were lost despite the destruction of various properties.

She commended the various leaders who have worked hard to put things together to make life better for the victims.

She was optimistic that the various courts that were shut down because of the spillage would be re-opened so that people would be able to access justice when it.comes to.issues of letter of administration, adoption among others.

For his part, the MP for North Tongu who was in the company of Chiefs and Queens mothers of the three traditional areas, said over 12,600 people were displaced because of the spillage and so far, 21 displaced camps have been set up.

Mr. Ablakwa acknowledged that donations from Ghanaians had lessened the plight of the victims, and he was surprised by the kind gesture of the chief Justice and the Judiciary and JUSAG for their contributions.

Source: newsflashafrica.com

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